5.9 magnitude earthquake 114 km from Grande Anse, Guadeloupe

2014-05-16 11:01:40 UTC

UTC time: Friday, May 16, 2014 11:01 AM
Your time: 2014-05-16T11:01:40Z
Magnitude Type: mwp
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 12 people


A

5.9 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 11:01:40 UTC at 11:01
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.086, -60.365
114.2 km from Grande Anse (71.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 5 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 11:07:53 UTC at 11:07
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.087, -60.415
111.2 km from Grande Anse (69.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km

C

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 11:12:03 UTC at 11:12
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.099, -60.333
118.2 km from Grande Anse (73.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km

D

4.9 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 12:30:20 UTC at 12:30
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.11, -60.387
115.2 km from Grande Anse (71.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km

E

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 12:34:52 UTC at 12:34
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.083, -60.319
118.2 km from Grande Anse (73.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km

F

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 16:52:24 UTC at 16:52
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.049, -60.441
106.2 km from Grande Anse (66.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km

G

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 16:55:00 UTC at 16:55
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.185, -60.343
124.2 km from Grande Anse (77.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km

H

4.3 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-16 17:37:59 UTC at 17:37
May 16, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.154, -60.33
123.2 km from Grande Anse (76.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 14 km

I

4.2 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-17 10:48:37 UTC at 10:48
May 17, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.107, -60.321
119.2 km from Grande Anse (74.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km

J

4.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-05-17 10:49:42 UTC at 10:49
May 17, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.118, -60.303
122.2 km from Grande Anse (75.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 10 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 WEXX32 PAAQ 161107 TIBATE PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 707 AM AST FRI MAY 16 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR THE U.S. AND CANADA EAST COASTS/ GULF OF MEXICO STATES/PUERTO RICO/ THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS... EVALUATION ---------- * THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE. * BASED ON EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS THE EARTHQUAKE IS NOT EXPECTED TO GENERATE A TSUNAMI. * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 6.0 * ORIGIN TIME 0702 EDT MAY 16 2014 0702 AST MAY 16 2014 0602 CDT MAY 16 2014 1102 UTC MAY 16 2014 * COORDINATES 17.1 NORTH 60.2 WEST * DEPTH 23 MILES * LOCATION LEEWARD ISLANDS NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -------------------------------------- * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. * CARIBBEAN COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE PUERTO RICO... U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.
000 WECA43 PHEB 161105 TIBCAX TSUNAMI STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 1105 UTC FRI MAY 16 2014 THIS STATEMENT APPLIES TO COUNTRIES WITHIN AND BORDERING THE CARIBBEAN SEA...EXCEPT FOR PUERTO RICO...THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. ... TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT ... THIS MESSAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 1102Z 16 MAY 2014 COORDINATES - 17.1 NORTH 60.2 WEST LOCATION - LEEWARD ISLANDS MAGNITUDE - 6.0 EVALUATION A DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT DOES NOT EXIST BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA. HOWEVER - THERE IS THE SMALL POSSIBILITY OF A LOCAL TSUNAMI THAT COULD AFFECT COASTS LOCATED USUALLY NO MORE THAN A HUNDRED KILOMETERS FROM THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES IN THE REGION NEAR THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE MADE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.