UWI Seismic Research Centre advises 2 earthquakes impacted several Caribbean islands including Dominica Saturday morning
The UWI Seismic Research Centre has advised that two (2) earthquakes impacted several Caribbean islands including Dominica on Saturday morning.
The first earthquake was 6.5 in magnitude, and took place at 7:26 am. The second one took place at 7:34 am and measured 3.9. The epicenter of both quakes was generally in the same area.
The epicentre of the first quake was located at 161 km NE of Saint John’s, Antigua & Barbuda; 218 km NE of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, and 237 km NE of Basseterre, Saint Kitts & Nevis, at a depth of 10 km.
The epicentre of the second quake was located at 137 km NE of Saint John’s, Antigua & Barbuda; 190 km NE of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, and 219 km ENE of Basseterre, Saint Kitts & Nevis.
Initial reports indicate the quakes were felt in Saint Martin, St. Eustatius, Antigua, St. Kitts, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia and St. Vincent. & The Grenadines
No damage was reported.
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