An earthquake shook several Caribbean islands, including Dominica, on Friday afternoon.
The quake took place at about 3:49 pm.
The United States Geological Survey says the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.6 on the Richter scale.
The epicenter was approximately 2 kilometers South South West of Pointe Noire, Gaudeloupe or 115 kilometers North North West of Roseau, at a depth of 114.7 kilometer.
There are reports of shaking in Dominica, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe and Antigua.
There are no reports of damage as yet.