The United States Geological Survey has reported that a 5.3-magnitude earthquake shook several Caribbean islands in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
The quake struck at approximately 2:56 am causing strong to moderate shaking.
Reports indicate strongest shaking was felt in St. Kitts and St. Eustatius while moderate shaking was felt in St. Maarten and Antigua.
The quake was felt as far as Guadeloupe and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The epicenter of the quake was 38 kilometers west-southwest of Codrington, Barbudea at a depth of 48.9 kilometers.
There are no reports of damage or injuries.