The Seismic Unit of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad said that the quake had a depth of 29 km and occurred around 3.31 pm local time.
The quake, which occurred east of Anguilla, was also felt in St. Kitts-Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica.
It was located at 16.13 North and 62.52 West. 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.
The tremor comes two months after the last reported earthquake in the Caribbean when Barbados was rocked by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake in February. Click here to receive free news bulletins via email from Caribbean360. (View sample)