Dominica experiences two Earthquakes

Written by on 28 September 2018

On Friday morning two earthquakes were felt by citizens all across Dominica.

The quakes were also felt in a number of countries in the Caribbean.

The first one took place at 8:32 am and according to the UWI Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake measured 5.6.

The epicenter was located 108 km east-southeast of Roseau, 91 km northeast of Fort-de-France, and 134 km northeast of Castres.

The depth of the earthquake was 10 km.

The second earthquake which took place at 9:32 am was a depth if 10 km.measured 4.2.

The epicenter was located 106 km NE of Fort-de-France, Martinique; 129 km ESE of Roseau, Dominica and 142 km NE of Castries, Saint Lucia.

There are no reports of damages as of late.


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