Three Caribbean Islands Rocked by Earthquake

Earthquake rocks several Caribbean countries

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 rocked several Caribbean islands on Thursday night, but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the earthquake occurred at 8.43 pm (local time) and was at a depth of 10 kilometers (km).

It was felt 79 km northeast of Point-a Pitre, the capital of the French island of Guadeloupe, 84 km southeast of St. John’s, the capital of Antigua and Barbuda and 173 km of Roseau, the capital of Dominica.

The SRC said that the earthquake was located at Latitude: 16.84N and Longitude: 61.14W.

It said the latest quake followed one with a magnitude of 3.2 on September 6.

CMC

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