Editorial Staff
8 months ago

Editorial Staff
8 months ago

6.6 magnitude quake felt in Antigua and Barbuda and northern Caribbean; no damage is reported

Associated Press

 

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Monday in the Atlantic Ocean near the northern Caribbean, causing some buildings to lightly sway in the region.

The quake struck at a shallow depth of six miles (10 kilometers), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was located about 170 miles (270 kilometers) north-northeast of Antigua and Barbuda.

The earthquake was felt on several islands, including Puerto Rico. No damage was immediately reported.

1 Comment

  1. Teacher For Life

    This has been the third earth quake in less than a year and it is alarming to think that something major is developing which begs the question…. What measures do we have in place in case of a tsunami? Do we have a warning system? An evacuation route to the nearest. and highest peaks?

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