Caribbean News – Five Caribbean Islands Register Small Earthquakes


This UWI Seismic Research Unit shows the registration of the Sept. 9, 2018 quake.

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By NAN Contributor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 10, 2018: Five Caribbean islands registered small earthquakes on Sunday, September 9, 2018, varying between 2.7 and four on the seismic scale.

That’s according to the U.S. Geological Survey, (USGS), and The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Seismic Research Centre. The biggest tremor was recorded at 4 just 45 kilometers north of Port of Spain, Trinidad, around 7:53 p.m. on Sunday evening.

The second largest, a 3.2, occurred 48 km south of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic at 3:16 p.m. Sunday and 127 km N of Road Town, British Virgin at 11:52 a.m., according to the USGS.

Four smaller quakes, three registering at 2.7 and one at 2.9,…

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