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    7.4 EARTHQUAKE SHAKES GRENADA AND IT’S DEPENDENCIES

    NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NaDMA)

    MEDIA RELEASE

    Distributed @6:40 PM            

     

    7.4 EARTHQUAKE SHAKES GRENADA AND IT’S DEPENDENCIES

     

    St. George’s, Grenada – Tuesday 21st August, 2018.

     

    The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) through the technical advise of it’s focal point and warning Center the Meteorological Office at Maurice Bishop International Airport confirmed through preliminary information that the island felt a 7.4 magnitude earthquake at 5:32pm today Tuesday 21st August, 2018.

     

    According to the coordinates the earthquake originated 10.4 NORTH 62.7 WESTjust of the coast of Venezuela, with a depth of 86km or 54 miles.

     

    We wish to state clearly that Grenada and it’s dependencies are NOT under any TSUANMI WATCH OR WARNING.

     

    The motoring public and homeowners are advised to exercise caution as the shaking could have destabilized rocks and or boulders around your home or along roadways, vigilance is therefore encouraged by all.

     

    NaDMA has not received any information of damage.

     

    The 7.4 magnitude earthquake was the strongest felt on island and was also felt in several Caribbean islands.

     

    For additional information, please contact Ms. Oslyn Crosby Public Relations Officer, NaDMA on 440-8390-4 / 440-0838 or 533-

     

    0766email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., website www.nadma.gd

     

    NaDMA, the official source for all disaster related information in Grenada.

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