Earthquake jolts four Caribbean islands

Residents in four Caribbean islands were jolted this morning by an earthquake measuring 6.5.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies said the tremor occurred at 7:26 AM (EST) some 162 kilometres northeast of St John’s, Antigua, 218 kilometres northeast of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe and 237 kilometres northeast of Basseterre, St Kitts.

In a statement today, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency,  CDEMA,  also reported that the quake was  felt by residents in Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, The British Virgin Islands and St Lucia.

However, it said no damage had been reported.

“CDEMA will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as necessary,” the Barbados-based regional disaster management agency said.

2 Responses to Earthquake jolts four Caribbean islands

  1. Philip Matthews
    Philip Matthews March 19, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    felt nothing

    Reply
  2. Peachesnaddy Brown
    Peachesnaddy Brown March 20, 2016 at 9:28 am

    God is God

    Reply

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