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

No serious injury or damage reported
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
This image from UWI Seismic Research Centre shows the earthquake's epicentre, west of Barbuda. Taken from

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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For earthquake safety tips, check out The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre.
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