In the Caribbean sea, near the island of Dominica was a strong earthquake of magnitude 5.6 points, according to service alerts My Alerts Earthquake.
In the night of Wednesday, October 19, in the Caribbean sea, near the island of Dominica was a strong earthquake of magnitude 5.6 points. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the disaster lies at a depth of 140 km. Information on damage and casualties at the moment, no. Reports of a tsunami threat did not arrive.
We will remind, quite recently, the region suffered the impact of hurricane «Matthew», whose victims in Haiti were more than 1,000 people. Local authorities declared three days of national mourning. Across the country, flags at half-mast, changed the program of television and broadcasting, closed bars and other entertainment venues. Because of the hurricane and the flooding of the sewage got into the drinking water, which led to the outbreak of cholera. From the disease has killed 13 people. Dozens of people infected are under the supervision of physicians.