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Preliminary Event Briefing - Earthquake -Dominica - April 16 2023

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake occurred at 11:22:21 (UTC) on 16 April 2023, 31.9 km (19.8 mi) S of Saint Andrew, Dominica; 3.5 km (2.2 mi) NNW of Grand-Bourg, Guadeloupe and 34.9 km (21.7 mi) NW of Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Guadeloupe. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 15.853°N, 61.306°W, and at a depth of 104.1 km (64.68 mi).