British Virgin Islands Rocked by 5.1 Earthquake

Earthquake rocks several Caribbean countries

Sections of this British overseas territory were rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Puerto Rico Seismic Network, the earthquake was felt around 2:30 pm (local time).

The epicentre of the tremor was 51.64 kilometres south-southeast of the island of Virgin Gorda and 59.76 kilometres southeast of Road Town, Tortola.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.



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