Engineering experts call on the state to enforce building codes following 6.9 earthquake

Some buildings in the capital city came close to their threshold for withstanding earthquakes.

It's one of the findings from preliminary data collected by the University of the West Indies following Tuesday's 6.9 magnitude quake.

St Augustine based seismologists go further to warn a less intense tremor could wreak devastation, meanwhile engineering experts call on the state to enforce building codes and others say it's time for homeowners to make their residences earthquake resilient.  

Reporter Urvashi Tiwari Roopnarine has the story.

 

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