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Hazard Event Reports

Event Briefing - Wind and Storm Surge - Tropical Cyclone Earl - August 5, 2016
Tropical Cyclone Earl affected one CCRIF member country, Belize. The preliminary runs of CCRIF’s loss model indicate that the Tropical Cyclone policy for this country did not trigger and therefore no payout is due.
Tropical Cyclone policies are designed to cover damages from wind and storm surge but not rainfall. A separate excess rainfall report will be issued for Tropical Cyclone Earl.
Event Briefing - North Atlantic Earthquake - April 20, 2016

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred at 10:51:31 UTC (6:51:31 local time) on 20 April 2016, at 389 km (241.7 mi) E of Bathsheba, Barbados, 400 km (248.5 mi) E of Bridgetown, Barbados, 552 km (343 mi) E of Bisee, Saint Lucia and 556 km (345.5 mi) E of Castries, Saint Lucia.

Event Briefing - Trinidad and Tobago Earthquake - April 8, 2016

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) a magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred at 12:22:21 UTC (8:22:21 local time) on 7 April 2016 at 5 km (3.1 mi) SSW of Irapa, Venezuela, 33 km (20.5 mi) W of Gueiria, Venezuela, 73 km (45.4 mi) ESE of Carupano, Venezuela and 119 km (73.9 mi) W of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Event Briefing - Antigua and Barbuda Earthquake - March 22 2016

A magnitude 6.0 Earthquake occurred at 11:26:34 UTC (07:26:34 local time) on 19 March 2016, 124 km (77 mi) ENE of Codrington, Barbuda, 155 km (96 mi) NE of Saint John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, 195 km (121 mi) NNE of Le Moule, Guadeloupe and 201 km (125 mi) NNE of Saint-Francois, Guadeloupe. Initial estimates from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located the epicentre of the event at 17.991° N, 60.700° W and at a depth of 32 km (19.9 mi).

Event Briefing - Excess Rainfall - Covered Area Rainfall Event - February 26 2016

The Caribbean Rainfall Model (operated by Kinetic Analysis Corporation (KAC)) indicated that a Covered Area Rainfall Event (CARE) was generated in Haiti on 26 February 2016.


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