Breaking: Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Shakes Saint Martin

Reports have started to surface that an earthquake hit Saint Martin around 11 am local time today. The quake reportedly lasted around 10 seconds and was quite noticeable to people on the island.

There have been a few different reports that have surfaced so far, measuring the earthquake in the range of 5.2 to 5.8. Most of the reports have stated it was 5.2 officially. So far, there have been no reports of Tsunami warnings, although aftershocks are still quite possible.

Reports are just starting to come out from the island. At this time we haven’t seen any reports of serious damage or injuries. We’ll be sure to update this post with any new information as it surfaces.

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Jon Strong

I fell in love with the island of Saint Martin the first time I visited, more than 10 years ago! Since then, I've spent a lot of time here getting to know this wonderful place and the friendly locals that make it so special. I adore the culture, the people, the community, and the beauty of this stunning island. SXM Strong is a website where I share my thoughts and love about Saint-Martin (French side) and Sint Maarten (Dutch side) with the world. I hope you enjoy it!

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