Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Earthquake strikes near Martinique, Dominica and St Lucia

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was recorded near three Eastern Caribbean islands on Sunday.  

It occurred around 8.57 pm at a depth of 10 kilometres.  

According to the Automatic Earthquake Location from the UWI Seismic Research Centre, the quake struck: 

  • 84 kilometres North-East of Fort-de-France Martinique

  • 108 kilometres East South East of Roseau Dominica 

  • 125 kilometres Noth East of Castries Saint Lucia  

Some residents in Martinique said they felt the tremor.  

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