Magnitude 6.8 - CAYMAN ISLANDS REGION

2004 December 14 23:20:13 UTC

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location19.011°N, 81.348°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionCAYMAN ISLANDS REGION
Distances
35 km (20 miles) SSE of GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands
325 km (205 miles) ENE of Swan Island
360 km (225 miles) SSW of Cienfuegos, Cuba
760 km (470 miles) S of Miami, Florida
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.7 km (2.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=357, Nph=357, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.02 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDussadb
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    Felt (VI) at Bodden Town and West Bay; (V) at George Town; (III-V) in many parts of Cuba. Felt throughout Grand Cayman. Also felt at Cancun, Mexico and Kingston, Jamaica.

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