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Strong earthquake hits St Kitts & Nevis, St Eustatius, St Maarten, Antigua

No serious injury or damage reported
Published: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
This image from UWI Seismic Research Centre shows the earthquake's epicentre, west of Barbuda. Taken from http://www.uwiseismic.com/NewsDetails.aspx?id=279.

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake was felt in Antigua, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Maarten and St. Barts early Tuesday morning.

 

The quake, which took place at 2:56 am local time, had an epicentre west of Barbuda, at 17.66°N and 62.10°W.

 

The depth was 58km.

 

No serious injury or damage was reported.

 

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