Thursday 22 October, 2020

4.5 earthquake recorded near T&T

A 4.5 earthquake which occurred on Monday was felt by many Trinidadians in parts of north, northwest and central Trinidad. 

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre confirmed the event which took place around 11.30 am.

The UWI SRC said the epicentre of the earthquake was located just 44 kilometres northwest of Port of Spain.

Details are as follows:

WI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:

2020-08-17 11:33 am (Local Time)

2020-08-17 15:33 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:

4.5

LOCATION:

Latitude: 10.95N

Longitude: 61.79W

Depth: 35 km

NEARBY CITIES:

44 km NW of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

66 km NW of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

85 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

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