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Five Caribbean Countries Rattled By Earthquakes

News Americas,
NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 24, 2019
: Five Caribbean countries were rattled by earthquakes Wednesday.

According to the UWI Seismic Unit,
Martinique, St. Lucia and Dominica were all shaken by a magnitude 3.9 earthquake
at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The quake occurred 106 km NE of
Fort-de-France, Martinique; 135 km ESE of Roseau, Dominica and 138 km NE of
Castries, Saint Lucia.

Meanwhile, the US Geological Survey said Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic were rattled by a combined total of 10 quakes yesterday.

Two ranging from 3.6 to 3.4 on the seismic scale occurred in the Dominican Republic while 8 ranging from a magnitude 3.1, 3 and 2.9 occurred in Puerto Rico. Most were in San Antonio and Isabela while a magnitude 3.0 quake occurred in Vieques.

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