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Three quakes within 15 minutes as seismic activity continues off Barbados

Three quakes within 15 minutes as seismic activity continues off Barbados

July 21, 2015 12:14 pm mon-night-quake

[Caribbean 360] – Three more earthquakes with strengths of between 4.0 and 4.5 magnitude, were recorded within a 15-minute span late yesterday evening, as heightened seismic activity continued to the northeast of Barbados.

The UWI Seismic Research Centre reported that a 4.3 magnitude tremor occurred at 6:59 p.m., 116 km northeast of Bridgetown, 236 km east of Castries, St. Lucia and 260 km east southeast of Fort-de-France, Martinique.  Continue reading

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