The University of the West Indies based organisation explained that on Thursday, July 16th at 07:01am, 7:52am, 11:16am, 11:29am, 11:36am and 12:23pm , earthquakes occurred north-east of Barbados.
It notes that the magnitudes ranged from 3.4 to 6.4 and depths from 61km to 111km.
These earthquakes were reported felt throughout in Barbados, St. Vincent, Grenada, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.
No damage or injuries were reported to the Seismic Research Centre.
Seismologist Dr Joan Latchman in a News Power Now interview this afternoon said the development once again underscored the need matters relating to natural disasters not to be treated lightly.
Seismologist Dr Joan Latchman
Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, Ronald Jackson, speaking at a news briefing in Barbados on Thursday said more attention must be placed on earthquake preparedness.
Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, Ronald Jackson