The Cable: Quality Television, Unlimited Calls to the US & Canada, 2MB High Speed Internet

Connect with WINN FM

Unit C24, The Sands Complex
Newtown Bay Road, Basseterre, St. Kitts, W.I.

Tremor shakes St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A tremor was felt on St. Kitts at around 3:30pm Saturday afternoon. According to the US Gelogical Survey, the epicenter of the tremor was located 23 miles east (37 km) of Saint-Barthélemy, and 49 (79km) NNE of Basseterre St. Kitts and Nevis. 

Up to news time Saturday, there were no official reports from NEMA or the Caribbean Seismic Center based in Trinidad. The tremor comes two months after the cialis online purchase last reported earthquake in the Caribbean. Barbados has been rocked by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake off the coast of the island in February this year.  No tsunami alert was issued then or were there reports of injuries or fatalities. Tremors were also felt in St Lucia.

Three days later, on Feb. 21, a 5.1-magnitude seismic event occurred near Aruba. Experts suggest that though both these earthquakes did not cause much damage, they are a reminder that the Caribbean remains a very active seismic zone, prone to earthquakes at anytime. In neighboring regions of Central and South America there have been three earthquakes registered already this month, the most recent a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Mexico on Good Friday. No deaths were recorded.  On April 1st, an 8.2 magnitude  earthquake was recorded in Chile, causing six deaths. This was followed by a 7.7 quake also in Chile but no deaths were recorded. 

 

Add comment


Security code
Refresh


Top Local Stories

Most Read - September 2014

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

Uncovered, blocked drains in Half Way Tree a concern (Video included)

Friday 3rd October, 2014 Hits:10103

Staff Writer

***UPDATED*** Shooting at Hospital Leaves One Injured, Several Traumatised

Tuesday 23rd September, 2014 Hits:7170

Toni Frederick

Cabinet ministers comment on 31 years of independence

Sunday 14th September, 2014 Hits:4530

Andre Huie

UPDATE: MV Lady Mignonne Capsizes

Friday 12th September, 2014 Hits:3743

Staff Writer

No Emergency In Emergency Sitting Of Parliament

Wednesday 17th September, 2014 Hits:3383

Ken Richards

ECCB Management Accused of Autocratic Behavior

Friday 26th September, 2014 Hits:3356

Ken Richards

Contract Of Police Commissioner Being Renewed

Monday 1st September, 2014 Hits:3247

Ken Richards

First set of Triplets born at JNF in several years

Wednesday 10th September, 2014 Hits:3182

Andre Huie

Police blotter: Ellia Jeffers remanded, escapee surrenders

Saturday 13th September, 2014 Hits:3156

Staff Writer

Commission and AG File Cross Appeal in Boundaries Change Case

Thursday 2nd October, 2014 Hits:3150

Ken Richards

Brantley: Removal of Secession Clause is Matter for the People to Decide

Wednesday 1st October, 2014 Hits:3037

Ken Richards

Three Caribbean hotels listed on prescription viagra “ten hotels from hell"

Wednesday 10th September, 2014 Hits:2908

Ken Richards

Cotton Ground Man Charged With Teen's Murder

Monday 15th September, 2014 Hits:2813

Toni Frederick





WW Episode 22

LISTEN AGAIN

 - WINN FM Evening News - 16th Oct., 2014

Click below to online prescription propecia hear full item

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

 

 

- Inside the best natural cialis News - Saturday 11th October, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

- The Bigger Picture with Ken Richards 12th October, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

-The Operating Room 7th October, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.