An earthquake of with a magnitude of 5.5 shook the country last evening.
According to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre the quake occurred west of Dominica at 6:08 pm on Tuesday.
It was reportedly felt by residents in Antigua and a number of neighboring countries including Dominica, Martinique and Guadeloupe.
It occurred at a depth of 141km.
There have been no reports of any injuries.