Red lollipop indicates epicenter of quake

Red lollipop indicates epicenter of quake

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.4 shook several islands across the region on Friday evening.

According to the US Geological Survey the epicenter of the earthquake was located 19 miles (30 km) north north east of Guiria, Venezuela and 54 miles (87 km) west north west of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

It occurred between 10:10 p.m. and 10: 15 p.m.

Reports indicate that parts of Trinidad were plunged into darkness as a result of the earthquake.

It was also felt in Grenada, Dominica, St. Vincent, Guyana, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Antigua and as far as St. Maarten.

There are no immediate reports of damage or injury.