Three earthquakes reported across the Caribbean in one day
Created : 5 January 2019
The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad, on Friday, said an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 shook three Caribbean islands, making it three earth tremors to have rattled the region within a 24-hour period.
The centre said the latest quake which occurred at 6:52 p.m. (Jamaica time) was felt in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and the French island of Guadeloupe.
The quake was reportedly located at latitude: 16.88N, longitude: 61.15W and at a depth of 10 kilometres.
There have been no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the tremor that was felt 81 km east-south-east of St John's, Antigua and Barbuda, 82 km northeast of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, and 177 km north of Roseau, the Dominican capital.
Earlier on Friday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 shook Trinidad and Tobago, following one with a magnitude of 3.9 that jolted St Lucia, Martinique and St Vincent and the Grenadines just after midnight.
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