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             Hugo Hodge, Jr. of WAPA CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority says a worsening drought is causing power outages. WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge, Jr. told the Associated Press that dry conditions have caused tree branches to fall and salt air residue to build up

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the sixth time in seven days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 9:11 p.m. last night and registered 2.5 in

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fourth time in five days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 8:28 a.m. Monday and registered 3.2 in magnitude on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – For the third time in four days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 7:46 p.m. last night and registered 3.0 in magnitude on

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  ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fifth time in July, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 10:16 p.m. last night and registered 3.0 in

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fourth time this month, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 7:26 p.m. last night and registered 3.4 in magnitude

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     St. Thomas geologist Roy Watlington CHRISTIANSTED — Local geologist Roy Watlington says a tsunami from Kick ‘em Jenny could reach St. Croix in as little as 80 minutes. A tsunami caused by the volcano erupting would be in St. John first, then St. Thomas in 90 minutes, Watlington

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands’ environmental agency plans to file a violation order against two rum producers on St. Croix as residents of several communities complain of a black mold persistently staining their properties, cars and boats. Jamal Nielsen, spokesman for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, said authorities are

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ST. GEORGE’S — An active underwater volcano off Grenada’s northern coast called Kick ’em Jenny was rumbling this weekend and regional disaster authorities were put on alert, though they said it posed no threat of triggering a destructive tsunami. Since its discovery in the 1930s, Kick ’em Jenny has erupted

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ST. GEORGE’S — An underwater volcano off the Caribbean coast is on the verge of erupting – posing a risk to all passing ships. Named Kick ’em Jenny, the volcano – which sits 180m below sea level off the northern coast of Grenada – has produced no less than 200

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