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CMC – Four earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 3.8 to 4.5 rattled the Caribbean on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages, according to the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Unit of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
It said that early Sunday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 struck 123 kilometers north-east of Bridgetown.
The 5.00 am (local time) quake, with a depth of 70 kilometres, was also located 254 kilometres east of Castries, St Lucia and 279 kilometres east south east of Fort-de-France in Martinique.
The Unit said that 28 minutes later a 4.5 magnitude earthquake struck at 136 kilometres north east of Bridgetown, 270 kilometres east of Castries and 295 kilometres east south east of Fort-de-France.
This quake had a depth of 82 kilometres.
The third quake occurred at 8.36 am (local time) with a magnitude of 3.9 and was again felt 130 kilometres north east of Bridgetown, 260 kilometres east of Castries and 284 kilometres east south east of Fort-de-France at a depth of 64 kilometres
The last earthquake on Sunday, according to the Seismic Unit, occurred 59 kilometres north west of Port of Spain, Trinidad.
It had a magnitude of 3.9.
In recent months, Caribbean countries have recorded earthquakes of varying magnitudes and the Seismic Unit has warned the region to brace for a major tremor.