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At 11:26, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 occurred in the eastern Caribbean Sea.
The epicenter of the tremor was approximately 33 miles south-southwest of Barbados, at a depth of 24 miles. It is likely that light shaking was felt throughout some parts of the Windward Islands.
Although there have been no reports of damage or casualties, it may take several hours for the authorities to assess the damage, especially in remote areas. There are chances of light aftershocks over the next few days, but no tsunami advisories have been issued.
Transportation infrastructure in the earthquake zone may be temporarily shut down for damage assessment, and minor disruptions may occur. Service will likely resume quickly if no damage is found.
There is also a possibility of utility outages, especially near the epicenter of the earthquake.