The Lesser Antilles, in the eastern Caribbean, is prone to a large seismic hazard due to the subduction of the Atlantic lithosphere beneath the Caribbean plate, with a slow convergence rate of 2 cm/yr (Demets et al. 2000; Mann et al. 2002). The largest historical earthquake in the region, in 1843 between Guadeloupe and Antigua, had a magnitude estimate of 7.5 to 8 (Bernard and Lambert 1988), but historical seismicity covers too short a period of time (less than three and one-half centuries) to estimate the recurrence time of strong events or their plausible maximum...
CDSA: A New Seismological Data Center for the French Lesser Antilles
Université des Antilles et de la Guyane
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
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Mendy Bengoubou-Valerius, Sara Bazin, Didier Bertil, François Beauducel, Alexis Bosson; CDSA: A New Seismological Data Center for the French Lesser Antilles. Seismological Research Letters ; 79 (1): 90–102. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/gssrl.79.1.90
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