Latest: News

3.9 quake rocks St Lucia and St Vincent

Published: Friday December 28, 2012 | 8:59 am Comments 0

CMC - An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 rattled St. Lucia and neighbouring St. Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or damage on any of the two Caribbean Community islands.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies said the quake occurred at 7.34 pm on Thursday.

It said the quake occurred north east of St. Lucia and was at a depth of 78 km, adding “there were felt reports from the islands of St. Vincent and St. Lucia”.

Like our new Facebook page

Follow us on Twitter

Share |

The comments on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of The Gleaner.
The Gleaner reserves the right not to publish comments that may be deemed libelous, derogatory or indecent. Please keep comments short and precise. A maximum of 8 sentences should be the target. Longer responses/comments should be sent to "Letters of the Editor" using the feedback form provided.
blog comments powered by Disqus



Top Jobs

View all Jobs