NEMO Earthquake Report

The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, says an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 was felt here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines this morning.

A release from NEMO says the epicenter of the quake was 64 km East of Castries, St Lucia

NEMO says, according to information from the Seismic Research Center, University of the West Indies, Trinidad, the earthquake struck at 10.16am local time today, occurring at a depth of 21km.

The earthquake occurred at Latitude 14.01N and Longitude 60.40W.

NEMO said it received several calls from persons in various communities across St Vincent who reported that they felt the quake.

It said there was no threat of a tsunami given the size of the earthquake, and there has been no reported damage in St Vincent and the Grenadines from the quake.




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