Earthquake shakes several islands

Red dot indicates epicenter of quake
Red dot indicates epicenter of quake

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.

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17 Comments

  1. SIMPLE
    December 22, 2014

    Signs of the Time

  2. The Facts
    December 20, 2014

    A 5.6 earthquake may do very little damage or none. Thank God if there was no damage or injury. Live in godliness. Pray and keep praying.

  3. Queen B
    December 20, 2014

    It pass thru anguilla!

  4. December 20, 2014

    The shaking up is getting more and more frequent..take note…

  5. Prophet
    December 19, 2014

    Lest we forget WHO really run tings!!! He who set the earth on its foundation…The soon returning Lord of Lords and King of Kings… you might not bow before Him as your Saviour and Redeemer but you surely shall stand before Him as Judge!!!

  6. amy
    December 19, 2014

    Keep testing GOD, saying skerrit is your god, and the one and only almighty GOD will shake the very foundation that you and skerrit stand on.keep playing the fool with GOD DLP. And like I always say May GOD have mercy on your souls.

  7. budman
    December 19, 2014

    also in both St. Kitts and Anguilla

  8. December 19, 2014

    The return of Jesus Christ is a prominent factor. The signs of war, disunity, and natural disaster is all around us; nonetheless there are so ,many all over the world who believe that they are on top of the world and cannot be moved.

    That is the reason Jesus said that His return will be just like the days of Noah. For were feasting on food and drinks, they were getting married and giving their descendants into marriage–but they did not know it–when Noah entered the Ark–until the flood came and took them all away. To not believe those things is to not believe in God Himself–let those who have ears hear what the Spirit is saying.

  9. derp
    December 19, 2014

    I felt it at work, the building was swaying, not everyone felt it however like if you were walking you probably did not feel it lasted a good less than a minute if felt like

  10. DANZIGER
    December 19, 2014

    He is the maker, giver and taker, all those who feel that they are stronger than the almighty stop it if they MAN.

  11. Anonymous555
    December 19, 2014

    imagine i dere sitting on my comfort station n there wonderin if my pressure up wee…lol wen i came out i hearin it had a tremor i dear checkin the toilet movin man lol….i even shakin it…lol

  12. COMBOS
    December 19, 2014

    God will shine a line upon Dominica and I thank him for it.. amen

    • December 21, 2014

      @COMBOS December 19, 2014

      It is not that He will shine a Light, He is the Light, but just as in the beginning, the apostle John tells that “the Light shines in the darkness but the darkness do not perceive it” There are still much too many of us, in Dominica, existing in the state of darkness, through a mind condition plagued in negativity–the Light is of no use to them, but that too is very unfortunate.

  13. Faith
    December 19, 2014

    We, Caribbean people, are Blessed by God. He is in control. He will protect us. Praises & Thanks to Him!

  14. malika
    December 19, 2014

    i felt it also #Antigua

  15. Lapo L'ai
    December 19, 2014

    My statement should read ” I hope and pray”.

  16. Lapo L'ai
    December 19, 2014

    I hope pray that no major damages have occurred. I also hope there was no loss of life or limb.

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