An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 on the Richter scale occurred at about 5:55 a.m. on October 8th 1974, and did considerable damage to the St George’s Parish Church. This list may not reflect recent changes . Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. The nave of the church consists of two rows of stone columns on either side. Pages in category "Earthquakes in Antigua and Barbuda" This category contains only the following page. No Banner Ads. Much has already been carried out but funds are badly needed. ... 1690, when an earthquake, near St Kitts and Nevis, ... 1974 north of Antigua and 2007 north of Martinique. 0–9. It is on the island of Antigua. This Temblor map shows the location of today’s M=5.6 earthquake. Having said that, on November 29, 2007, a M=7.4 quake shook the region, and in 1974, a M=7.5 quake caused significant damage in Antigua and Barbuda. Saint John's is the capital city of Antigua and Barbuda. The 1974 quake was also three times stronger than the Haiti 7.0 magnitute quake of 2010. Get in By ... Damaged by an earthquake in 1974 and hurricane "Hugo" in 1989, the interior wood construction and paneling of pine wood has proven to be a good protection against earthquakes and hurricanes. 1974-10-08 09:50:58 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 47 km depth Saint John’s, Saint John, Antigua and Barbuda 7.5 magnitude earthquake 1974-10-08 09:50:58 UTC at 09:50 October 08, 1974 UTC
Or, try our Real-time Notifications, Feeds, and Web Services . For example US$55,500 is required for the roof; $590,000 for the foundations and stone slab floors, $55,500 for the clock; $370,000 for the Walker Organ and $55,500 for the perimeter walls. the antigua earthquake, 8 october 1974. The latest earthquakes in Antigua, Leeward Islands. Antigua, Kitts / Earthquake #231760 CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 08, 1974 View other clips in this broadcast → Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. A major earthquake (m b = 6.6; M s = 7.5, U.S. Geological Survey) occurred in the northern Lesser Antilles on October 8, 1974, causing damage of Modified Mercalli intensity VIII on the island of Antigua and lower intensities on the more distant islands.The damage was confined mainly to larger and older buildings, to a petroleum refinery, and to a deep-water harbor. Today, especially after the earthquake of 1974, the Cathedral needs much restoration work. The epicentre of this quake was some 40 miles east of Antigua, and 60 miles below the surface of the earth. 2004: M=6.3 Northeast of Dominica Felt throughout Dominica as well as Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St. Maarten, Antigua, Nevis and St. Vincent. All information you need to know about Antigua and Barbuda. Increase in vulnerability. society for earthquake and civil engineering dynamics. Join the discussion on Facebook or Twitter and find more about temblor, … Structural damage in … 7.5 magnitude earthquake 26 km from Saint John’s, Saint John, Antigua and Barbuda 1974-10-08 09:50:58 UTC UTC time: Tuesday, October 08, 1974 09:50 AM The effect of a repeat of the 1766 earthquake is unimaginable.