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ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday April 12, 2016 – A 4.1 magnitude earthquake occurred between Guadeloupe and Dominica this morning, according to the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre (SRC).

The tremor occurred around 8:36 a.m., about 50 kilometres north of Dominica’s capital, Roseau; 58 kilometres south southeast of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe; and 131 kilometres north northwest of Fort-de-France, Martinique.

Some residents of Dominica reported feeling the quake.

It was the third reported by the SRC in the region within the last week.

Yesterday, around 7:29 p.m., a 4.2 magnitude tremor occurred southeast of Trinidad and Tobago.

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However, it was not felt as much as last Thursday’s 5.7 magnitude quake west of the twin-island republic.

People living in Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago were among those who said they felt that earthquake which struck at 8:22 a.m.

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