Magnitude-6.4 quake shakes Barbados; no reports of damage

AP , Thursday 16 Jul 2015

Seismologists say a strong earthquake has struck in the ocean off the coasts of Barbados.

The US Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.4 quake was centered 81 miles (132 kilometers) northeast of Bridgetown at a shallow depth of about 3 miles (5 kilometers). It hit at 11:16 a.m. local time. (15:16 GMT)

It was felt in Bridgetown and in parts of the Caribbean, including Haiti.

There are no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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