Three Earthquakes In One Day Rattle Caribbean

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, CMC News has reported.

The news agency quoted the SRC as saying that the latest quake, which occurred at 6:52 pm (local time) 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), CMC  News said.

It said 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, according to CMC News.


  1. Something is happening. Let us all be vigilant although there is not much that can be done as this is not a hurricane. Our emergency forces are not equipped and our tiny Island will surely not be able to withstand a 7-8 magnitude quake. All we can do is turn to the man above and keep praying.

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