For a few minutes this evening parts of Barbados were rattled by an earth tremor.
According to the Seismic Research Unit at the University of the West Indies, the activity resulted from a 6.8 magnitude quake which occurred at 5:31 p.m. just off Venezuela.
The quake was located at latitude: 10.51N, longitude 62.76W at a depth of 73km.
Residents from St Lucy to St Philip reported that they felt minor shaking.
Meanwhile, there are early reports of some damage in Trinidad and Tobago.
The quake was also felt in St Vincent, St Lucia and Guyana.
(more details as they come to hand)