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UWI Seismic Research Center Says 54 Earthquakes Struck In Last 24 Hours

PORT OF SPAIN — The University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Center in Trinidad is reporting that 54 earthquakes occurred within the last 24 hours in the Eastern Caribbean.

According to UWI, the earthquakes happened from December 6 at 4:28 p.m. to December 7 at 9:50 a.m.

“The events were in the magnitude range of 1.2 to 4.1,” the UWI Seismic Research Center said. “There have been no felt reports so far.”

Some people in St. Kitts reported an earthquake felt there on Thursday night.

Countries affected included: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Barts, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Collectivity of Saint Martin, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean Netherlands.

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John McCarthy

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John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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