Earthquake off Barbados

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake has been recorded off Barbados.

The tremor occurred at 7:01 a.m about 128 km northeast of Bathsheba, St Joseph, according to the European‑Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Residents in parts of St Andrew, St Michael, St Philip and Christ Church reportedly felt the tremor.

3 Responses to Earthquake off Barbados

  1. Amber Nicole
    Amber Nicole July 16, 2015 at 8:28 am

    Well we are dued for a few so you cannot really fuss. I like them small but small can also be the start of a large one. Anyhow mother nature is doing its thing, the plates are moving, island growing etc.

  2. Mark Wrd
    Mark Wrd July 16, 2015 at 11:20 am

    Just felt one 2015-7-16 , 11:16 am Brown’s beach Barbados .

  3. Anthony Hinds July 16, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    Didn’t feel the early one but the one at 11:16 was definately felt.


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