Some parts of the Eastern Caribbean experienced an earthquake in the early hours of February 27, 2019. According to the Seismic Research Center of the University of West Indies, the earthquake had a magnitude of 4.6, shaking several areas in the Eastern Caribbean.
The Trinidad based research center said the quake occurred at precisely 1.13 am on Wednesday. It was said to have struck at a depth of 22km. The epicenter of the quake was located about 74km away from Grenadines, Kingstown, and St. Vincent. It was also 118km to the southwest of Barbados and Bridgetown, and 137km southeast of Castries in St. Lucia.
There are currently no reports of any injuries or fatalities from the incident. There have also been no reports of any damages to buildings or other facilities.