Wednesday 1 April, 2020

4.7 earthquake recorded west of T&T

An early morning earthquake rattled citizens on Tuesday, the latest in a series of seismic events in the region.

The earthquake registered 4.7 and took place around 7.30 am just west of Trinidad, according to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre.

This is the third earthquake to occur near Trinidad and Tobago in the past few weeks - on Monday, a 4.0 earthquake was recorded just 126 kilometres west of San Fernando, while on June 13, 2019, a 3.9 earthquake took place just 103 kilometres northwest of Trinidad and Tobago.

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location


2019-06-18 07:28 am (Local Time)

2019-06-18 11:28 (UTC)





Latitude: 10.79N

Longitude: 62.30W

Depth: 53 km



88 km W of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

104 km E of Carúpano, Venezuela

110 km NW of San Fernando, 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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