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PORT OF SPAIN — A “light magnitude” earthquake struck about 31 miles off the northwest coast of Trinidad just after midnight today. The quake registered 4.4 on the Richter Scale and happened at 12:10 a.m. today, the University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Center said. It was recorded at

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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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BRIDGETOWN — The head of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) says a series of earthquakes in Barbados and other Caribbean islands this week underscores at the regional level, the importance of building national first responder capacity for dealing with seismic events. On Thursday, Barbados experienced as many as

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