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Earthquake recorded off Barbados

An earthquake was recorded east of Barbados early this morning.


According to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, the quake which had a magnitude of 6.9 and a depth of 155 km occurred at 6:52 a.m.

The event was located at 13.35°N and 56.29°W and was felt in neighbouring St. Vincent.  It has a depth of 155km.

4 Responses to Earthquake recorded off Barbados

  1. Queenie ShaSha
    Queenie ShaSha April 20, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    A 6.9 wowwwwww

  2. Nikki Bayley
    Nikki Bayley April 20, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    Actually it was 5.8…NOT 6.9 as reported here

  3. Angela April 21, 2016 at 12:40 am

    I felt an earthquake at about 10:30 Pm on Tuesday night in the parish of St. Peter. This was hours before Wednesday morning’s earthquake. I was on the phone with a friend when I felt the earthquake. I told my friend that I felt a quake. There were two quqkes and not one. I am not sure if anyone else felt Tuesday night’s quake in Mile-and- a quarter area.


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