Strong quake hits Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe (CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 rattled the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe Friday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

The US Geological Survey said that the quake, with a depth of 23 miles was felt north ease of the Grande Anse. It was located 17.1 degrees North and 60.2 degrees West and was also felt in neigbouring Antigua and Barbuda.

The US officials said that the quake which was felt at 6/07 (local time), is not expected to generate tsunami.

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