Earthquake rattles several Caribbean islands

Red star indicate epicenter of quake. Graphic by US Geological Survey
Red star indicate epicenter of quake. Graphic by US Geological Survey

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.

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19 Comments

  1. Justice and Truth
    May 1, 2013

    A 5.3 earthquake is bad enough. The meteorologists can predict hurricanes and storms but not earthquakes. They come like a thief in the night. May God protect us from bad ones.
    I experienced a few small ones in Toronto. Approximately two years ago in summer I experienced a 5.0 earthquake. The building was swaying, fridge, stove, etc. and all. This was scary. I did not fail to call on the Name of the Lord and pray. Usually I do but this one was in earnest for his help and protection. Thank God it subsided. It affected many places in Ontario, Quebec and the U.S. It affected a few roads. If I recall, it caused a fire in Washington, on Parliament. Therefore, wherever we reside, let us pray and keep praying for the Lord’s protection.

  2. Peace Be with You
    April 30, 2013

    I wonder what did people say regarding the coming of Christ in when the earthquake destroyed Port Royal. I think a book said it was in 1962. It just seem like we start to cry and say Jesus is coming too often..we say that when it rains, when there is a drought, when there is famine, war, when crime rate is high,when there is a hurricane; but we seem to forget to say it when we things are going well…. I wonder why?

    • Justice and Truth
      May 1, 2013

      Firstly Our Lord Jesus Christ sends signs. They are all signs, a preparation of what is to come.
      God wants our attention. In these times He is not getting enough of it and from some, none at all. This is one way of obtaining our attention. If we do not recognize those signs and pay heed woe to us.

  3. Observer
    April 30, 2013

    I meant Devil in de Cocoa Tea

  4. Observer
    April 30, 2013

    Do you have to be rude dayspring? Listen before springing please.

  5. fariette
    April 30, 2013

    Thanks God for Skerro. Our PM continues to pray for his Dominica and look at the results; the earthquake passed us straight. And DNO that hurts me. NO BODY praising him for that but they blame him for the PondCasse one>>>>>>
    Let us be balanced LEH E BOR D E BOR.

    DNO I love My Austrie But Roseau South don’t want A again nuh.

    Thank yu PM no damage was done!

    • Anonymous
      April 30, 2013

      Dear Fariette can or will God answer the prayers of the Devil?

    • Justice and Truth
      May 1, 2013

      :lol: Stay tuned for the worst when you least expect it. :lol:

    • Hmmmmm
      May 1, 2013

      You cannot be serious? The PM prayers that make the earthquake pass d/ca straight.

      it seems to me that this PM has taken the place of God in some peoples life…..SMH
      What is d/ca coming to????

  6. Look Out
    April 30, 2013

    changes are about to take place!!

  7. Mr , Gouty
    April 30, 2013

    When i was on earth 300 AD there was no Earthquake but from since i am back is Earthquake north,south,east and west . I don’t know if Christ is here or if he is coming soon but all i know is the Devil has always been here

  8. mafier police
    April 30, 2013

    devil in cocoa tea repent becz you will find the devil in the water soon

  9. Dayspring
    April 30, 2013

    The rattling has begun people, get your (soul which comprise your will, interlect, emotions) in order – get saved

    • Devil in de CocoaTea
      April 30, 2013

      Shut up..its a natural geological process…not the coming of christ

      • @Devil in de Cocoa
        April 30, 2013

        Shame on you. Of course we need to concentrate on Christ and get our act in order!!!

      • Rainbow
        April 30, 2013

        You wait and see, hope you dont regret making that comment. Last days sign, increase in earthquake in divers places. As it was in the days of Noah, homosexual etc. Repent and make your calling and election sure. Who ever you are, I pray for your soul salvation.

      • Anthony P. Ismael
        April 30, 2013

        Your post made my day.

    • wayne.c
      April 30, 2013

      You seem very judgmental…

    • ambrose
      April 30, 2013

      call for christ comming! and you afaid to die,you will never know the hour.we all have to ansewer for our action,worry about yourself.

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