5.8 magnitude quake rocks St Kitts and Nevis

5.8 magnitude quake rocks St Kitts and Nevis

ASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC):
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rocked St Kitts and Nevis early Monday, but there are no reports of injuries or damage.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Unit says the tremor was recorded at 1:23 am (local time) at a Latitude of 17.48 N, Longitude of 61.20 W at depth of 10 km.

“It’s the strongest I ever felt. I thought it was my dogs under the bed. It was strong,” said former Miss St Kitts, Sudeakka Francis, in a post on her Facebook page.

The  centre of the quake was located 83 km NE of St. John’s, Antigua; 141 Km NNE of Point-Pitre, Guadeloupe and 171 km East of Basseterre.

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Published at Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:03:53 +0000

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