Wednesday 21 November, 2018

4.3 earthquake recorded near Port of Spain

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre registered a 4.3 earthquake just 76 kilometres northwest of Port of Spain on Sunday.

According to reports, the UWI Seismic Research Centre logged the preliminary data around 5:50 pm on Sunday May 20. 

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2018-05-20 5:50 pm (Local Time)
2018-05-20 21:50 (UTC)


Latitude: 11.29N
Longitude: 61.79W
Depth: 33 km

76 km NW of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
84 km S of St. George's, Grenada
91 km NW of Arima, 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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