Two earthquakes in less than six hours shook the Guadeloupe archipelago

Two earthquakes in less than six hours shook the Guadeloupe archipelago

Guadeloupe wakes up to a major earthquake currently estimated at magnitude 6. The earthquake was felt throughout the archipelago. . This also comes on the heels of a previous tremor felt at 11 pm on Friday, December 1, with an estimated magnitude of 5.2.

this Strong earthquake (magnitude 6.0±0.3) So it was felt on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 4:48 AM. According to the Guadeloupe Volcanology and Seismology Observatory, it has been identified as Tectonic type. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 50 km north of La Désirade, 24 km awayDepth (i.e., central distance of about 56 km).

December 2, 2023 earthquake according to OVSG data


We already know that the shock was felt throughout the Guadeloupe archipelago.

However, it should be noted that this is the second earthquake felt in the Guadeloupe archipelago within a few hours. The previous date was 11pm on Friday, December 1, 2023 And determined by type Tectonics. It was the epicenter of the earthquake Located in 71 km Northeast No desiradeAt a depth of 13 km (i.e., a central distance of about 72 km).

Earthquake December 1, 2023 at 11 p.m


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