Sunday 18 November, 2018

3.9 earthquake recorded near Trinidad and Tobago

A 3.9 earthquake is the latest incident of seismic activity to occur within the region and was reportedly felt in both Trinidad and Tobago.

According to a statement from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake was recorded just 45 kilometres south of Scarborough, Tobago and 94 kilometres east of Port of Spain, Trinidad.

The 'quake was reportedly felt in parts of North Trinidad including Petit Valley and parts of the North Coast.

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2018-06-11 05:20 am (Local Time)
2018-06-11 09:20 (UTC)


Latitude: 10.78N
Longitude: 60.67W
Depth: 29 km

45 km S of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago
69 km ENE of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
94 km E of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

If you felt this earthquake, please tell the UWI Seismic Research Centre (

DISCLAIMER: this event has NOT been reviewed by an analyst. It was automatically located by a seismological computational system, therefore, it is a PRELIMINARY result and this may vary when new additional data are processed.


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