CARIB | May 4, 2023

Earthquake rocks St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua

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A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported north of the St Vincent and the Grenadines this morning (May 4).

The UWI Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC), said that the earthquake occurred around 10:24 am (local time) at a depth of 10 km. According to the Automatic Earthquake Location from UWI SRC, the quake struck:

  • Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 50 km, N
  • Castries, Saint Lucia, 51 km, SW
  • Fort-de-France, Martinique, 110 km, S

The quake that impacted St. Vincent and the Grenadines is reported to be the second within a day as earlier, a magnitude 3.6 earthquake occurred northwest of Antigua and Barbuda around 12:30 am (local time).

The Automatic Earthquake Location from the UWI Seismic Research Centre, shares that the quake struck:

  • 59 km NW of Saint John’s, Antigua and Barbuda
  • 69 km NE of Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • 160 km, NW of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.

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