Saturday, January 5, 2019

Third earthquake to rattle Caribbean islands in a day

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Friday said an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled three Caribbean islands, as the region recorded three earth tremors within a 24-hour period.
It said that latest quake, which occurred at 6:52 p.m. was felt in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and the French island of Guadeloupe.
According to the SRC the quake was located Latitude 16.88N, Longitude 61.15W and at a depth of 10 kilometres (km).
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but it was felt 81 km east-south-east of St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, 82 km north east of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe and 177 km north of the Dominican capital, Roseau.
Earlier on Friday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, after one with a magnitude of 3.9 shook St Lucia, Martinique and St Vincent and the Grenadines just after midnight. (CMC)

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