Sismicité historique de la France 
Antilles-Guyane-Mer des Caraïbes 

Source : BRGM / SisFrance-Antilles   

Isoseismal map
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Identity: 9720432

Date of the earthquake: 11 January 1839
Time of the earthquake: 5 h 55 min 

Intensity isoseismals and domains
Propagation of the effects of the earthquake
(representational isoseismals,,
not legally binding)
 Degree of intensity 
(MSK macro-seismic scale)
  2 and 2.5: very weak (not many people)
  3 and 3.5: moderate (a few people)
  4 and 4.5: fairly strong (large number)
  5 and 5.5: strong (majority)
  6 and 6.5: slight damage 
  7 and 7.5: pronounced damage 
  8 and 8.5: heavy damage 
  9 and 9.5: destruction of many buildings 
   Place associated with the earthquake
Source : BRGM / SisFrance-Antilles