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St. Lucia jolted by earthquake

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Sept 15, CMC Adapted – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 jolted St. Lucia on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.

earthquakeThis when St. Lucia prepares to join other OECS territories in the North Caribbean, the Lesser Antilles already suffering from the onslaught of Irma in defending itself against 90 mph winds and hurricane conditions when Maria passes by on Monday.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the quake occurred at 6.58 am (local time) and was also felt in the neighbouring islands of Dominica and Martinique.

It said the quake, which was recorded at 112 km north-north east of the capital, occurred at a depth of 29 km.

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Sept 15, CMC Adapted – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 jolted St. Lucia on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.

earthquakeThis when St. Lucia prepares to join other OECS territories in the North Caribbean, the Lesser Antilles already suffering from the onslaught of Irma in defending itself against 90 mph winds and hurricane conditions when Maria passes by on Monday.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the quake occurred at 6.58 am (local time) and was also felt in the neighbouring islands of Dominica and Martinique.

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It said the quake, which was recorded at 112 km north-north east of the capital, occurred at a depth of 29 km.