Monday 9 December, 2019

St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica jolted by earthquake

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre (SRC) has recorded an earthquake which affected three Caribbean islands earlier this morning. 

The earthquake, recorded at magnitude 5.6 caused tremors to Dominica, St. Lucia, and Martinique. Reports reaching LOOP indicate the earthquake was also felt in St. Vincent and Grenadines. 

Below are the details: 

DATE AND TIME:
2018-09-28 08:32 am (Local Time)
2018-09-28 12:32 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
5.6

LOCATION:
Latitude: 15.11N
Longitude: 60.43W
Depth: 10 km

NEARBY CITIES:
91 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique
108 km ESE of Roseau, Dominica
134 km NE of Castries, Saint Lucia

 

 

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