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5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Tremor Felt Around The Caribbean

Just yesterday evening, many Caribbean residents were shaken by a 5.5 magnitude earthquake. Thankfully, there were no reports of injuries or serious damages. The tremor which was recorded at around 6:08 in the evening was felt by residents in St. Lucia, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Antigua & Barbuda, and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

On the University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Center’s Facebook page, several people from the affected islands to took to share their experience with the quake through comments.

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According to the research center, the epicenter of the quake was measured to be 8 km southwest of Roseau, Dominica; 85 km northwest of Fort-de-France, Martinique; and 109 km south of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.

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