Saturday, December 28, 2019

Boxing Day quake shakes Eastern Caribbean


A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred near Dominica in the wee hours of this morning. 

Other islands in close proximity to the tremor were Martinique and St Lucia.

According to the UWI Seismic Research Unit, the quake took place around 3.54 am at a depth of 10km. 

This is the second earthquake that has occurred near Dominica this week as well as the third to be recorded in the Eastern Caribbean since Christmas Eve.  Read more >>