Three islands rocked by 4.3 earthquake

May 17, 2021

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 rocked three islands in the Eastern Caribbean early Sunday.

The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies said the quake occurred just after 8:00 a.m and was felt 126 km North of St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda; 131 km North East of Basseterre, St Kitts Nevis and 226 km North North West of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe.

The earthquake had a focal depth of 10 kilometers.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

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