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Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies

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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

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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

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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

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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

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Seven years on from the devastating earthquake in Haiti, countries from across the region are working hard to reduce the risks posed by seismic threats, as part of their wider drive towards sustainable development. The magnitude-7.0 quake of January 12, 2010, claimed at least 150,000 lives and

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