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

Source : BRGM / SisFrance-Antilles   

 
Characteristic of the earthquake
Export the sheet    Macro-seismic map    Macro-seismic Data    Bibliography Home
 
You can download this summary sheet in ASCII format.
Identity: 9000608 
Date of the earthquake: 17 August 1874
Time of the earthquake: 22 h 30 min 
Nature of the shock: ok 
Epicentral region: VENEZUELA (EL PILAR) − VENEZUELA 

Geographic co-ordinates (degrees, sexagesimal minutes) 
Longitude: 63° 00' W, Latitude: 10° 33' N
Reliability index: Strongly assumed location (
Intensity at the epicentre (according to the MSK 1964 macro-seismic scale): 
Intensity:   8  
Reliability index: Not very certain (C
 

Source : BRGM / SisFrance-Antilles