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Strong Quake Strikes Near Barbados

Posted by feww on February 18, 2014

Seismic Hazard
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M6.7 quake strikes 172km NNE of Bathsheba, Barbados

The event was preceded by a 5.7 shock (centered 6.536°N, 71.686°W) that occurred at a depth of 27.7km (17.2mi) about 9km NNE of Tame, Colombia at 9:41:34UTC on February 17.

barbados quake
Earthquake Location Map.  Source: USGS/EHP

Earthquake Details [USGS/EHP]

  • Event Time: 09:27:14 UTC on 2014-02-18
  • Location: 14.700°N, 58.800°W depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
  • Nearby Cities:
    • 181km (112mi) NNE of Bathsheba, Barbados
    • 197km (122mi) NNE of Bridgetown, Barbados
    • 230km (143mi) E of Le Robert, Martinique

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