Friday 15 December, 2017

4.3 earthquake recorded in Venezuela, near Trinidad

While Trinbagonians slept, another earthquake was recorded just 106 kilometres from Port of Spain in nearby Venezuela.

A post from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Centre said the 4.3 earthquake occurred just after midnight in Venezuela, 84 kilometres east of the city of CarĂºpano, Venezuela and 106 kilometres north-west of Port of Spain. 

Details are as follows: 

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2017-11-19 00:46 am (Local Time)
2017-11-19 04:46 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
4.3

LOCATION:
Latitude: 10.62N
Longitude: 62.47W
Depth: 10 km

NEARBY CITIES:
84 km E of CarĂºpano, Venezuela
106 km W of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
119 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

The Centre said the event has not yet been reviewed by an analyst and was automatically located by a seismological computational system, therefore, it is a preliminary result and this may vary when new additional data are processed.

If you felt this earthquake, tell the Centre: http://uwiseismic.com/EarthquakeFeedback.aspx