Articles tagged "puerto rico trench"

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Caribbean region long overdue for a magnitude 8.0 earthquake

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has warned the Caribbean countries to be prepared for a major quake, the Jamaica Observer said in an article published today. The center recorded a total of 8 M4+ earthquakes...

August 23, 2016

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck east of Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico swarm continues

USGS registered a M6.5 earthquake at a depth of 17.5 km east of Lesser Antilles (eastern boundary of the Caribbean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean) on February 18, 2014 at 09:27 UTC. EMSC is reporting Mw 6.5 at a depth of 15 km. The picenter was located 187 km (116...

February 18, 2014