It was approximately 1:45am when the earthquake was recorded. According to one resident, at first there was a quick shake then about two seconds after a second but stronger quake was experienced. It lasted just a few seconds but it almost seemed like it was going to get stronger and continue for a much longer time but it stopped suddenly.
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CEDEMA) said the early Monday morning earthquake registered 4.7 on the Richter scale and was felt in several Caribbean islands and that no immediate reports of damage or injuries in St. Kitts and Nevis as a result
The early morning earthquake was one on several earthquakes recorded in the Caribbean and the rest of the world on Sunday.
Puerto Rico recorded several earthquakes registering 4.9; 3.5; 3.2; 3.2; 2.9; 3.1; 5.2; 3.5 and 3.4 on Monday.
There were also earthquakes registering 4.7 in Bougainville Region, Papua New Guinea; 6.4 in New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea; 4.7 in Eastern New Guinea; Papua New Guinea; off Papua New Guinea; 5.8 in the Baltic sea, 2.5 in Northern California, 2.8 offshore Northern California.