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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Shakes Nearby Caribbean Islands


By Devonne Cornelius

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) — A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was felt in the wee hours of Tuesday, January 05, according to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre.

The earthquake which was recorded at approximately 3:39 am, was recorded latitude 17.89 north and longitude 61.52 west at a depth of ten kilometers.

It was felt 94 kilometers northeast of St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda; 182 kilometers north of Point-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe; and 150 kilometers northeast of Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis.

There have been no reports of injuries or damage to infrastructure.


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