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5.6 Earthquake rocks Roseau and Environs

by: - September 28, 2018
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Dominica was one of three islands where a 5.6 magnitude earthquake was felt on Friday morning.

It was also felt in Martinique and St. Lucia. It occurred at approximately 8:32 a.m. local time, and was located at 15.11 north latitude, and 60. 43 west longitude with a depth of 10 kilometers.

A number of persons have reported feeling the earthquake in Roseau and environs.

A second earthquake was reportedly felt an hour later at approximately 9:27 a.m, which recorded a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale.

It was located 15.08 degrees north, and 60.25 degrees west at a depth of 10 kilometers.

The same three countries are reported to have been affected by the second earthquake.