Earthquake occurs off Barbados

This image from UWI's Seismic Reseach Centre shows the location of this morning's earthquake. July 16, 2015

THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre has recorded a 5.7 magnitude earthquake off Barbados.

It occurred 125 kilometres to the northeast of the island just after 7 a.m.

Residents in several parishes have reported feeling the tremor but there are no reports of damage.

Anyone who felt the quake is asked to report it to the Centre via this link: