Earthquakes Rattle Two Caribbean Nations Four Times In One Month

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By NAN Contributor

News Americas, ROSEAU, Dominica, Fri. Sept. 30, 2016: Four earthquakes have rattle two Caribbean countries twice this month, according to The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies.

The UWI Seismic reports this month indicate that Dominica and Saint Kitts and Nevis have been rattled twice by earthquakes.

The first this month occurred on September 8, 2016 South West of Dominica at 5:39 pm local time. The magnitude was 3.9 and the depth was 163km.

The second also occurred in Dominica, this time to the south on September 19th at 10:33 am local time. The magnitude was 4.3 and the depth was 173km but no one locally reported felling the quake.

On September 22, northeast Saint Kitts and Nevis was shaken by a tremor at 9:48 p.m. local time but was not reported as being felt by residents even thought the magnitude was 4.1 and the depth was 96km.

And on Sunday and Monday, September 25th and September 26th respectively, two earthquakes earthquake occurred in Dominica at 7:09 p.m. and 4:36 p.m. local time. The magnitudes were 2.8 and 2.7 and the depths 13km and 19km respectively and were felt from Fondmelle, Dominica.

 

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