Friday 18 January, 2019

4.2 earthquake rocks Venezuela, west of Port of Spain

The UWI Seismic Research Centre has reported a 4.2 magnitude earthquake which struck part of Venezuela around 11 pm on Sunday evening. 

The seismic activity occurred West of Port of Spain.

The preliminary details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2019-01-13 11:18 pm (Local Time)
2019-01-14 03:18 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
4.2

LOCATION:
Latitude: 10.50N
Longitude: 62.61W
Depth: 93 km

NEARBY CITIES:
71 km ESE of Carúpano, Venezuela
104 km NE of Maturín, Venezuela
123 km W of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

If you felt this earthquake, please tell us (http://uwiseismic.com/EarthquakeFeedback.aspx)

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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