Last Updated: January 20, 2023, 21:00 IST
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck close to the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe on Friday and was felt as distant as Puerto Rico.
Local media reported that some buildings creaked and furnishings shook. But there have been no speedy stories of harm, a authorities spokeswoman informed The Associated Press.
The quake occurred at a depth of 103 miles (166 kilometers) simply west of Guadeloupe, based on the U.S. Geological Survey.
Strong earthquakes have sometimes struck the japanese Caribbean. A magnitude 7.four quake that struck in November 2007 triggered harm within the French Caribbean island of Martinique and energy outages within the area. A magnitude 6.zero quake that hit in November 2004 close to Dominica killed not less than one particular person in Guadeloupe.
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