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Thursday, November 29, 2007

It must have been an earthquake.

I am thinking that it must have been some kind of earth tremor or something that I just experienced.I was just here sitting when I felt dizzy.I was assuming that I may have been ill until i saw the table and chairs moving....now i have never experienced an earth shake before and although Trinidad has had them many times before i can't think of when Barbados would have experienced something of this nature...i guess i will soon find out.....

and here are a few things I didn't know......

The last time that Barbados experienced tremors was 1947,now I knew nothing about that but i had the eerie feeling that it had happened sometime before.Apparently we can expect some more of that in the future...

I think what people were thinking about,and what had them scared was the recent apartment collapse in Brittons Hill and the Kick 'em Jenny underwater volcano.


Tuesday, July 11, 2006 Caribbean net news
Within a few weeks, a seismic monitoring station will be established in Barbados at Gun Hill, St George, as part of a wider tsunami early warning system to be established across the region.
Attorney General Dale Marshall signed a memorandum of agreement with the United States Ambassador to Barbados, Mary Kramer, Monday afternoon for the establishment of the station.
While that facility will be in place within a matter of weeks, the entire tsunami warning system is expected to be completed between by mid to early 2007.

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