An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 occurred south east of St. Vincent on Tuesday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Center (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has reported.

It said that the quake, which occurred 12:56 am was located at Latitude: 12.35N; Longitude: 60.48W and was at a depth of 10 kilometers.

The Seismic Research Center said that the quake was also felt 122 kilometers south east of Kingstown, 128 kilometers south west of Bridgetown, Barbados and 133 kilometers, north, north east of Scarborough in Tobago.

It said there were no reports of damage, injuries or death as a result of the quake.

Last Friday, two earthquakes, including one with a magnitude of 4.4, rattled several Caribbean islands with the Seismic Research Center reporting that the first quake occurred south west of Dominica and the other south west of St. George’s in Grenada and north west of Port of Spain in Trinidad.



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