Tag: Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies

Ash-Covered St. Vincent Braces For More Volcanic Eruptions From La Soufrière

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent — People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear today, a day after it erupted with an explosion that shook the ground, spewed ash skyward and blanketed the island in a layer of fine […]

5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Barbados, St. Lucia And Antigua Today

BRIDGETOWN — Barbados was shaken near Crane, Saint Philip, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 early this morning, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Crane, Saint Philip, Barbados, early morning on Monday 29 March 2021 at 2:35 am local […]

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes Just Miles From Trinidad’s South Coast

PORT OF SPAIN — A 4.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded on Sunday night off Venezuela’s north coast, closest to Trinidad’s south coast. According to an update from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Center, the quake took place around 6:52 p.m. Sunday. The tremors registered at latitude 10.05 North and longitude 63.32 […]

SRC: 4.2 Magnitude Quake Felt On Several Caribbean Islands This Morning

PORT OF SPAIN — An earthquake rattled several Caribbean islands including Dominica, Guadeloupe and Antigua today. The UWI Seismic Research Center said that a 4.2 magnitude quake took place at 10:42 a.m. today. The quake took place at a depth of 6.21 miles. It was located 30 miles SSW of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, 40 miles NW […]