Tag Archives: Seismic Research Centre

EARTHQUAKE

Vincentians and others in some parts of the Caribbean region experienced an earthquake here this morning. Information from the Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies indicates that the earthquake occurred at 8:32am, and had a magnitude of 5.6. According to the Seismic Research Centre, the quake was located at Latitude:15.11-North, Longitude:… Continue Reading →

NEMO ON QUAKE

The National Emergency Management Organisation, NEMO, says there have been no reports of damage here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from the earthquake which occurred yesterday, and a second tremor which was recorded this morning. According to NEMO, this morning’s tremor occurred at 9:27, near the coast of Venezuela. The quake registered 5.9 on… Continue Reading →

STRONG EARTHQUAKE UPDATE

Vincentians were among others in the south-eastern Caribbean region who were jolted by a strong earthquake yesterday evening. The tremor was felt at about five-thirty yesterday evening. The University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Centre in Trinidad said the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8, and a depth of 73 kilometres, but the magnitude… Continue Reading →

VOLCANO READY PROJECT

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is in the process of implementing a Volcano Ready Community Project. The UWI, Seismic Research Centre has recently accessed financing from the Caribbean Development Bank- CDB under the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund towards the project. According to a release from the Agency for Public Information, St. Vincent and the… Continue Reading →