04/05/1690 | 1690 Lesser Antilles Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1690 Apr 05th 1690 Lesser Antilles Earthquake Lesser Antilles 7.5 C
  • Flores et al. (2012) -Flores C.F., ten Brink U.S., Bakun W.H., 2012. Accounts of damage from historical earthquakes in the Northeastern Caribbean to aid in the determination of their location and intensity magnitudes. U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2011-1133, 237 pp. - Link
  • Tanner and Shepherd (1997) -Tanner J.G., Shepherd J.B., 1997. Seismic hazard in Latin America and the Caribbean, Seismic Hazard in Latin America and the Caribbean, vol. 1. Final Report to the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada, Instituto Panamericano de Geografia y Historia, Mexico, D.F., 142 pp. - Link
  • Dorel (1981) -Dorel J., 1981. Seismicity and seismic gap in the Lesser Antilles arc and earthquake hazard in Guadeloupe. Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 67, 679-695. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.1981.tb06947.x - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 7.50 (7.30-8.00)
Epicenter 17.080°N, -62.510°E
Depth unknown
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence C

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2012 Flores et al. (2012) 7.5 (7.3-7.7)
1997 Tanner and Shepherd (1997) 7.5
1981 Dorel (1981) 8

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