A 5.4 earthquake was recorded early this morning according to the UWI Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC).
It occurred around 3:02 am at a depth of 36 km and according to the Automatic Earthquake Location from the UWI Seismic Research Center, the quake struck:
- Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, 155 km, NW
- Saint John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, 233 km, NW
- Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 252 km, E
Meanwhile, the St Maarten Meteorological Department said a magnitude 4.5 earthquake was recorded 71 kilometres from St Maarten. According to reports, it occurred around 2:58 am at a depth of 35.3 km.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) said a 4.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded 52 kilometres north northwest of Sandy Ground Village, Anguilla at a depth of 35 km.
It listed affected countries as the British Virgin Islands, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Caribbean Netherlands, Saint Barthelemy, and Anguilla.