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Final Event Briefing - Earthquake - Leeward Islands - June 30 2022

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake occurred at 10:48:11 UTC on 17 June 2022, 29.4 km (18.3 mi) SSW of The Valley, Anguilla; 44.3 km (27.5 mi) SSW of Sint Maarten and 32.1 km (20mi) SSW of Sandy Ground Village, Anguilla. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 18.472°N, 62.984°W, and at a depth of 34.1 km. Sint Maarten and Anguilla were the only CCRIF member countries where peak ground acceleration, computed with the CCRIF SPHERA EQ model, was greater than 0.01 g for this earthquake.