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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 MaturĂ­n, 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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