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Thursday, May 28, 2009 - The Seismic Research Centre confirmed the following.  On Wednesday 27th May, 2009 at 5:00 pm. local time an earthquake occurred east of St. Lucia. The event was located at 14.00N 60.86W. The magnitude was 3.4 and depth was 48 km.


No damage was reported.


On Thursday, 28th May, 2009 at 12:28p.m. local time an earthquake occurred southeast of Dominica. The event was located at 15.04N 60.48W. The magnitude was 4.0 and depth was 48 km.


No damage was reported


Remember during an earthquake:

  • Remain calm.
  • If you are still feeling shaking stay where you are stay still until the shaking stops.
  • Once the shaking stops you can move around and take care of any injured persons.
  • Move away from the coast line, get away from the sea.
  • Be careful in case the earthquake shook anything loose.
  • Remember to have an engineer to check your building to make sure it is safe.

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