St. Vincent and the Grenadines is among several Caribbean countries that have been jolted by two earthquakes within less than 24 hours.

According to information generated by the Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies, in Trinidad, at 5:31pm yesterday, an earthquake occurred at Latitude 10.47 North and Longitude 62.75 West or 58.0 kilometers South East of CarĂºpano, Venezuela, 93 kilometers northeast of MaturĂ­n, Venezuela, and 134 kilometers southeast of Porlamar, Venezuela.

The earthquake was registered on the magnitude scale as 6.8 at a depth of 88 kilometers.

Another earthquake was felt in various places in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, this morning.

The quake occurred at 9:27am near the Coast of Venezuela.

According to the Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies, the earthquake this morning was registered on the magnitude scale as 5.9 at a depth of 80 kilometers.

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) says it has not received any report of damage from the earthquakes.

Residents of Guyana, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, also reported feeling the earthquakes.

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