Wednesday 19 February, 2020

4.0 earthquake strikes near Venezuela, T&T

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre registered a 4.0 earthquake in the early hours of Sunday morning near Trinidad and Tobago and the northern coast of Venezuela. 

The event was recorded around 2:43 am on Sunday morning just 106 kilometres away from Port of Spain.

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2019-02-24 02:43 am (Local Time)
2019-02-24 06:43 (UTC)


Latitude: 10.99N
Longitude: 62.41W
Depth: 10 km

97 km NE of Carúpano, Venezuela
106 km NW of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
131 km WNW of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

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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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