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Minor earthquake recorded northwest of Barbados

January 14, 2023

A minor earthquake was recorded northwest of Barbados late last night.

The Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies says the 3.5 magnitude quake struck around 11:27 p.m.

It was located at latitude 13.58N and longitude 60.36W. That’s about 98 kilometres northwest of Bridgetown or 85 kilometres southeast of Castries, St. Lucia.

The quake struck at a depth of 16 kilometres.

A 3.8 earthquake was also recorded around 4:19 yesterday evening, about 255 kilometres northeast of St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda.

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