Wed | Oct 23, 2019

Earthquake rattles three Caribbean islands

Published:Monday | October 7, 2019 | 11:03 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 rattled three Caribbean islands early Monday, but there have been no reports of injuries or damage.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre at the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies said that the quake occurred at 6: 23 a.m local time and was felt in St Lucia, Dominica and Martinique.

It said that the quake was located Latitude: 14.61N, Longitude: 60.43W and at a depth of 20 kilometre.

It further reported that the quake was felt 72 kilometre east of Fort-de-France, Martinique, 88 kilometre north east of Castries, St Lucia and 131 kilometre south east of Roseau, the Dominica capital.

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