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Early Morning Quake Rattles Caribbean Islands

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts-Nevis, March 31, 2020 (CMC) – An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.4, rattled several Caribbean islands, during the early hours today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The Trinidad and Tobago-based Seismic Research centre (SRC), of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), said that the quake occurred at 2.42 am (local time) today.

It was located at Latitude: 17.24N; Longitude: 62.04W; and at a depth of 103 kilometers.

The SRI said that the quake was felt 25 km north-west of Saint John’s, Antigua and Barbuda; 77 km east of Basseterre, St. Kitts-Nevis; and 123 km north-west of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.

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