Last Updated on Thursday, 16 July 2015, 15:38 by GxMediaA tremor rattled several areas of Guyana; a spin-off from a quake off the coast of Barbados.
“I sat down here and the whole place shaking. I in Festival City and the whole place rocking,” a resident in Festival City, North Ruimveldt told Demerara Waves Online News.
The tremor was felt at about 11:16 AM.
The United States Geological Services (USGS) recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter Scale 116 kilometers North East off Bathsheba, Barbados at about 11:16 AM.
Residents as far as Bartica,Buck Hall, Mabaruma, Essequibo Coast.
At Eccles, East Bank Demerara a number of residents there panicked and ran out of their homes.