5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Barbados

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Barbados

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake rocked Barbados just around 11:26 this morning.

The tremor occurred about 30 miles off the south coast of Barbados and there were reports that neighboring islands in the eastern Caribbean were also impacted.

Acting Director at the Barbados Met Service Brian Murray speaking on VOB’s Down To Brasstacks urged Barbadians not to panic

Mr. Murray stressed that there is no threat of a tsunami and also reminded Barbadians to be on their guard as an earthquake can occur at any time

Acting Director at the Barbados Met Service Brian Murray

Meantime members of the public have been calling in to speak about their experience.

A caller said she experienced it in Bayfield St. Philip.

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