Tag: University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center

Moderate 4.5 Earthquake Recorded Between Antigua and Guadeloupe Today

BASSE-TERRE — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck near Guadeloupe this morning. The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Center said it occurred about 8:41 a.m. today at a depth of 6.2 miles. According to the UWI Seismic Research Center, the quake hit: 55 miles northeast of Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe. 65 miles east-southeast of […]

La Soufrière Volcano Finally Explodes, Spewing Ash 20,000 Feet Into The Air

KINGSTOWN — After months of warnings it would, the La Soufrière volcano on St. Vincent finally erupted early this morning, sending nearly a four-mile high plume of ash into the air hours after residents were ordered to evacuate the area, officials said. Photos and videos captured clouds of smoke coming out of the volcano about […]

‘Minor’ Earthquakes of 3.6 and 3.7 in Magnitude Strike Near St. Lucia and Dominican Republic

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CASTRIES — The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has received information from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center, Trinidad, indicating that that there was a 3.7 magnitude earthquake about 70 miles north east of St. Lucia’s capital city at 9:32 p.m., on Jan. 22. The earthquake occurred […]