Earthquake felt in Dominica and Grenada

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled Dominica and Grenada on Tuesday night, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies has reported.

It said that while there were no immediate reports of injuries or destruction, the quake occurred at 9.49pm local time and was felt 52 miles (84km) northwest of Port of Spain and 66 miles (107km) northwest of Arima.

The SRC said the quake, which had a depth of 14 miles (23km) was also felt 70 miles (113km) southwest of St George’s in Grenada.

The earthquake was located at latitude 11.10N and longitude: 62.13W.


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