Three tremors recorded just off Barbados

Seismic activity was recorded just off Barbados this morning, with three small tremors occurring to the northeast of Bridgetown.

According to the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies, a 3.8 magnitude tremor occurred at 123 kilometres, at 5:00am. Its latitude was 13.76 north, longitude 58.71 west, at a depth of 70 kilometres.

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Just under 30 minutes later at 5:28am, a 4.5 magnitude tremor struck at 136 kilometres. Its latitude was 13.75 degrees north, and a longitude of 58.56 degrees west.

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Three hours later, the third tremor which measured 3.9 magnitude occurred at 130 kilometres  at 8:36am. It was located at 3.78 degrees north, a longitude of 58.65 west, at a depth of 64 kilometres.

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3 Responses to Three tremors recorded just off Barbados

  1. Cherylann Bourne-Hayes
    Cherylann Bourne-Hayes September 27, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    There is no 13.78. If it was Bim would jot n be there. The one in Japan a few years ago was a 9 and Haiti was about a 7 or so. Look at the damage go figure

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  2. Tony Webster September 27, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    Will the real seismologist ( or relevant authority) please stand up; open mouth; and share with us: are these “after-shocks”… or “before-shocks”?

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  3. michael parker September 28, 2015 at 3:54 am

    cherylann, 13.78 is not the measurement of the tremor it is the degrees in distance.

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