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Second earthquake in four hours


For the second time this morning, an earthquake rattled Barbados.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck at 11.16am.

This morning  a 5.3 magnitude earthquake also struck at 7:01.



12 Responses to Second earthquake in four hours

  1. Alleyne Heath
    Alleyne Heath July 16, 2015 at 11:49 am

    God is Good.

  2. Ricardo Sharon
    Ricardo Sharon July 16, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    now it is time for us to come together and think about the safety of our people and the country not just the fat cats you cant take it with you when you are gone

  3. Conchita Moseley
    Conchita Moseley July 16, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    Near to the church but far from God…

  4. Conchita Moseley
    Conchita Moseley July 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    I spoke to some in Bim who said it was two…

  5. Karen Hanlon
    Karen Hanlon July 16, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    Hope you are all ok, in the most beautiful part of the world, and the most beautiful people xxxx stay safe xxx

  6. Khaidji July 16, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    These Scrambled Brains

    Tremors strike 6.4
    Had terror in Bim mounting galore
    Earthquake might soon jump the belt
    Some of us not even sure how seismology is spelt
    Every tremor disturbs but what can we do

    Seismographs determine we are safe but are they true
    Can’t say for sure a quake would hit our neighbors instead
    Ruin others while sparing us the years ahead
    All we truly have is faith in the Almighty
    Mother Nature has shown us her mercy
    By sparing us her fury here in Barbados
    Life on the island is a Paradise for most of us
    Emergency hospital closed however, but we never knew
    Dispensary was not dispatching medication to the needy few

    Buffoonery to stop vital drugs when our streets are still okay
    Roads and buildings intact so why stop medication today
    A worse state might follow, and may be impassable everywhere
    If expectations became a reality, there would be hopeless despair
    Needy few who might have received vital meds today, barring restrains
    Sent home after trekking to the QEH because of tremors on These Scrambled Brains


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