Quake Close to British Virgin Islands; No Damage or Injuries Reported

October 11, 2008

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 occurred close to the British Virgin Islands early on Saturday morning.

The quake hit an area about 60 miles away from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands at around 6:40 a.m. local time.

There has been no damage or injuries from the quake according to the Associated Press, and no cruise lines are due in the port of Tortola until next week.

We'll keep you posted should there be any change.

--by Kelly Ranson, U.K. Editor