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Friday, July 17

Earthquake Off Coast of Barbados

 US News: "BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Thursday in the ocean northeast of Barbados and was widely felt throughout the Caribbean, but officials said there were no reports of damage or injuries.

Supermarkets and other businesses were evacuated and people moved away from the shore right after the quake hit. Whileearthquakes are common in the Caribbean, this was particularly strong and shallow."