Strong earthquake this Friday morning


It was 6:48 a.m. on June 17 when a strong tremor lasting about ten seconds woke up many residents of Saint-Martin, St-Barth and Anguilla.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the richter scale shook the region strongly this morning shortly before 7am. There was no response.

The global seismograph network has located the epicenter north of Anguilla at a depth of 12km and at 18.53° N and 63.04° W, or 50km from Marigot, in a region that experiences fairly frequent activity.

Feel free to leave a comment below about how you felt.






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