5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes up island

5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes up island

PHILIPSBURG--A relatively strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 shook up St. Maarten around 7:23am on Friday. While no damages were reported, some residents said it felt like a loud train had been rumbling close by. Residents felt a strong rumble and shaking that lasted for what many said was felt like a long period.

earthquake.jpgOther countries affected by the earthquake were Dominica, Saint Martin, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean Netherlands, Saint Barthélemy, Antigua and Barbuda, and Anguilla.

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