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BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The head of the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the St Augustine campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Dr Joan Lutchman, has reiterated calls for the region to be prepared for a major earthquake after several parts of the Caribbean have been jolted by earth tremors. Over the […]

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KATOWICE, Poland — KfW and the World Bank have signed an agreement for a €15 million contribution from Germany to be executed under the Central America and Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Program (CACCRIP). This is the biggest contribution to the CACCRIP from a single donor. The engagement is part of the efforts from donors and […]

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(CMC) – Several Caribbean islands were rocked by earthquakes during a six hour period overnight, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) reported Wednesday. It said there were no immediate damage or injuries as a result of the quakes, but terrified residents in ...

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The  Caribbean has been warned to prepare for a big earthquake, after several parts of the region were  rattled by tremors in recent times. Over the weekend, the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), said that a burst of 54 earthquakes occurred north of […]

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(SNO) — The UWI Seismic Research Centre, as well as the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), is warning that Saint Lucia, and the rest of the region, should brace for a major earthquake which it said is long overdue. Speaking to journalists in Saint Lucia earlier this week at the launch of Earth Science Week, the ...

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(CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 was recorded offshore Barbados shortly after 9:00 am (local time) on Sunday. The US Geological Survey says the earthquake was located at Latitude 15.56 N, Longitude 49.86W and at a depth of 7.3 kilometers. The quake occurred at 1068 km (663.3 miles) WSW of Crane, St. ...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The SRC said that […]

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(CMC) – The 10th earthquake in recent days was felt in sections of the twin island republic late Friday. The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus says the earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 was felt at 9:13 pm (local time). The tremor was located at Latitude: ...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 rocked sections of Trinidad and Tobago this morning. The  Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine campus, said this was the fifth earthquake to hit the twin island republic within the past seven days. The Seismic Research Centre said the […]

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Trinidad Express:-  Trinidad and Tobago was shaken by another earthquake late Monday night. The UWI’s Seismic Research Centre recorded the magnitude 5.1 quake at 11.33p.m. It was located 10 kilometres deep 88 kilometres west southwest of Port of Spain, 91 kilometres west northwest of San Fernando and 110 east southwest of Carupano, Venezuela. A magnitude 5.1 […]

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