Caribbean region real-time earthquakes list

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Aug 25 01:37 3.4 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Aug 24 17:23 3.0 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Duaca, Venezuela Aug 24 15:49 4.0 20 MAP
EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Aug 24 13:01 4.1 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Aug 24 03:41 3.5 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Aug 23 21:33 4.8 46 MAP
USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Aug 23 21:33 4.1 17 MAP
EMSC Virgin Islands Region Aug 23 21:33 4.7 52 MAP
GEOFON Virgin Islands Aug 23 21:33 4.5 48 MAP
USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Aug 23 21:32 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Aug 23 20:58 3.4 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Rincon, Puerto Rico Aug 23 16:16 2.8 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Aug 23 14:59 3.6 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 23 12:39 3.0 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Aug 23 02:35 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Aug 22 23:29 2.9 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Mona Passage, Dominican Republic Aug 22 23:29 3.4 146 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Costa Rica Aug 22 23:18 3.2 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 22 21:09 3.3 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Gayle, Jamaica Aug 22 11:45 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Smokey Vale, Kingston - Weak shaking
  • Hamilton Mountain - Moderate shaking
  • Kingston - I was awakened by the shaking approximately 6:30am. It lasted about 2 - 3 seconds. No damage noted
  • Kingston - I am on the second floor of an apartment building and I felt the earthquake. It was a weak tremor which lasted about five seconds. I saw and heard my coffee table shaking
  • ST. Andrew - Felt it around 6:30am this morning. Was looking out my window & felt the entire room & windows shaking.
  • victoria linstead - about 5-6 sec
  • linstead - The tremor was felt at approximately 6:43.a.m, which lasted 5-7 seconds
  • St. Catherine - Felt it at 6:40. Lasted for about 5secs. No damage. Was on my bed and felt the shaking and her my roof made a sound
  • Irish Town - A little rumbling followed by a sharp jolt.
  • Hayes, Clarendon - Maybe 4 seconds.
  • Runaway Bay - Weak shaking
  • Pennants clarendon - 5 seconds
  • WalkersWood,St.Ann - Felt a shaking , with the sound of thunder behind it, animals hurriedly seeking shelter.Also the zincs on my housetop rumbling....Scared.
  • St.Catherine - Very weak shaking, felt my bed shaking in the early morning. There's was no damage done.
  • Montego Bay - I felt the bed shaking at about 6:46am. Thought it was my mind, so I went back to bed.
  • New Harbour - I was lying in the couch and I literally felt like someone grabbed the couch and shaked it. It was quite aggressive in comparison to other quakes I've experienced which were more lightly swaying. I was frightened because there was a sound that accompanied it.
  • Highgate - Moderate shaking
  • Portmore - About 5 seconds
  • Linstead, St. Catherine - It lasted a few seconds. It woke me up and in addition to strong shaking, loud noises were heard from the building I was in. My neighbor commented that he saw the light posts sway.
  • Kingston - Lasted about 10secs was strong enough to cause the dining table to rattle.
  • kingston - didnt take long
  • Linstead - Lasted 7sec
  • Manchester - It was frightening and it lasted about 5 sec no damage
  • USGS Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic Aug 22 08:53 2.9 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Aug 22 03:31 2.7 77 MAP
    USGS San Antonio, Puerto Rico Aug 22 03:20 2.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 22 00:15 3.3 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 21 18:11 3.1 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Guaymate, Dominican Republic Aug 21 15:18 2.7 119 MAP
    EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 21 15:18 3.3 126 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Stella, Puerto Rico Aug 21 08:26 2.8 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 20 18:27 3.2 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 20 16:21 4.4 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Aug 20 15:20 2.9 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Aug 20 06:17 2.5 12 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 20 04:20 3.6 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Jose, Costa Rica Aug 19 21:25 4.4 195 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 19 21:25 4.4 195 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Costa Rica Aug 19 21:25 4.2 202 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Aug 19 13:11 2.9 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Aug 19 13:11 2.9 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS La Romana, Dominican Republic Aug 19 05:28 3.3 140 MAP
    EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 19 05:28 3.3 140 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic Aug 19 01:49 2.6 45 MAP
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Aug 19 01:49 3.2 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 18 15:23 3.6 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Aug 18 13:45 3.1 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Luquillo, Puerto Rico Aug 18 10:51 2.5 17 MAP
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Aug 18 06:12 3.3 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 18 02:20 3.5 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Aug 17 19:05 3.0 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Antonio, Puerto Rico Aug 17 15:09 2.8 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Culebra, Puerto Rico Aug 17 13:51 2.7 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Aug 17 05:16 2.8 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Aug 16 23:31 3.3 114 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Haiti Region Aug 16 21:46 2.9 1 MAP
    USGS Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic Aug 16 21:16 2.8 6 MAP
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Aug 16 21:16 3.4 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Aug 16 17:12 2.7 56 MAP
    USGS Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic Aug 16 16:43 3.1 144 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Aug 16 16:43 3.1 144 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Charlotte Amalie, U.s. Virgin Islands Aug 16 10:54 3.1 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Aug 16 09:45 3.1 56 MAP I Felt It INFO

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. Sharine says:

      Felt it in Aruba too!