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5.8 earthquake registered near St Kitts & Nevis

The tiny islands of St Kitts and Nevis were rocked by a 5.8 earthquake on Christmas eve. 

According to a preliminary report from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, the details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

 

DATE AND TIME:

2017-12-24 11:12 am (Local Time)

2017-12-24 15:12 (UTC)

 

MAGNITUDE:

5.8

 

LOCATION:

Latitude: 18.23N

Longitude: 62.81W

Depth: 68 km

 

NEARBY CITIES:

103 km N of Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

163 km NW of Saint John's, Antigua and Barbuda

261 km NW of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

If you felt this earthquake, please tell us (http://uwiseismic.com/EarthquakeFeedback.aspx)

DISCLAIMER: this event has NOT been reviewed by an analyst. It was automatically located by a seismological computational system, therefore, it is a PRELIMINARY result and this may vary when new additional data are processed.

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