Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Cayman Islands Earthquake Details

A Magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred offshore of the Cayman Islands at about 9:30 AM local time. USGS estimated intensities: V East End; IV North Side; IV George Town; IV Bodden Town; III West Bay. There are no news reports in injuries or damage.

Magnitude 5.8
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 14:23:38 UTC
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 09:23:38 AM at epicenter
  • Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 19.020°N, 80.779°W
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
Distances 70 km (45 miles) ESE of GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands
305 km (190 miles) WNW of Montego Bay, Jamaica
345 km (215 miles) S of Cienfuegos, Cuba
750 km (465 miles) S of Miami, Florida
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters NST=234, Nph=234, Dmin=353.6 km, Rmss=0.98 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Event ID us2010rrbc

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