6.8 magnitude earthquake occurs. No tsunami threat for the Caribbean | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN/CARIBBEAN – A 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurred late Friday afternoon along the Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the southwestern coast of Africa and the eastern coast of Brazil.

The U.S. NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center out of Hawaii issued a tsunami information statement stating that based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat to the Caribbean coasts from this earthquake.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 miles.

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