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4.8 earthquake recorded in Venezuela, near Trinidad's south coast

A 4.8 earthquake struck Venezuela's coast, mere miles from Trinidad and Tobago on February 10, 2019.

A 4.8 earthquake struck Venezuela's coast, mere miles from Trinidad and Tobago on February 10, 2019.

A 4.8 earthquake was recorded on Sunday night off Venezuela's north coast, a few kilometres from South Trinidad.

According to an update from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre, the 'quake took place around 6:52 pm on February 10, 2019.

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:

2019-02-10 6:52 pm (Local Time)

2019-02-10 22:52 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:

4.8

LOCATION:

Latitude: 10.05N

Longitude: 62.32W

Depth: 10 km

NEARBY CITIES:

98 km WSW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

100 km ENE of Maturín, Venezuela

112 km SW of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

If you felt this earthquake, please tell the UWI Seismic Research Centre (http://uwiseismic.com/EarthquakeFeedback.aspx)

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