St Vincent rattled by earthquake

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 has rattled St Vincent and the Grenadines on Thursday night, but there were no reports of injuries or damages.

The State-owned NBC radio said that the quake was felt in several locations on the island as well as on the neighbouring Grenadines islands.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre said that the quake, which occurred at 10.50 pm local time in Thursday night, was also felt in St Lucia.

It said the event was located at 12.94°N and 60.73°W and had a depth 29km.

Several Caribbean countries have been rocked by earthquakes in recent months and authorities have warned people to be prepared for a “major quake” in the future.
Source: WDMVW59M