Magnitude 6.3 - DOMINICA REGION, LEEWARD ISLANDS
2004 November 21 11:41:07 UTC
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|Depth||14 km (8.7 miles) set by location program|
|Region||DOMINICA REGION, LEEWARD ISLANDS|
|Distances|| 35 km (20 miles) SSE of BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe|
50 km (30 miles) NNW of ROSEAU, Dominica
130 km (80 miles) SSE of PLYMOUTH, Montserrat
565 km (350 miles) ESE of SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 3.7 km (2.3 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=284, Nph=284, Dmin=492.6 km, Rmss=0.84 sec, Gp= 36°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
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One person killed, at least two others injured and several houses destroyed or damaged at Trois- Rivieres; one person injured at Capesterre-Belle-Eau; ten people suffered minor injuries on Les Saintes; at least eight houses destroyed and twenty-five damaged on Terre-de-Bas, Guadeloupe. At least twenty houses damaged and power outages occurred in northern Dominica. Felt in Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis and as far as Saint Lucia.
Scientific & Technical Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver