St Lucia was jolted by an earthquake on Friday amidst heavy rains and strong winds from Tropical Storm Kirk but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.
The Seismic Research Unit of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 hit the island at 8.32a.m.
It said the location of the quake was latitude 15.11 north, longitude 60.43 west at a depth of 10 kilometers.
The quake was felt 134 kilometres northeast of Castries, 108 kilometres east southeast of Roseau in Dominica and 91 kilometres northeast of Fort-de-France, Martinique.
Another quake with a magnitude 4.2 was also felt about 9:27a.m.
It was located latitude 15.08 north, longitude 60.25 west at a depth of 10 kilometres.
The quake was felt 106 kilometres northeast of Fort-de-France, Martinique, 129 kilometres east south east Roseau, Dominica and 142 kilometres northeast of Castries, St Lucia.
Tropical Storm Kirk was drenching St Lucia with heavy rains and strong winds, knocking out electricity in some parts of the island as well as causing several landslides.