Monday 22 April, 2019

5.1 and 4.2 earthquakes rock Trinidad on Monday night

Trinidad and Tobago has been rocked by two earthquakes on Monday night.

This was confirmed by the UWI Seismic Research Centre (SRC).

The first, a 5.1 magnitude quake, struck around 11:33 pm.

The details are as follows:

Location

Latitude: 10.41N

Longitude: 62.27W

Depth: 10km

Nearby cities

88 km WSW of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

91 km WNW of San Fernand, Trinidad and Tobago

110 km ESE of Carupano, Venezuela.

Meanwhile, the 4.2 quake struck at 11:37 pm.

Location

Latitude: 10.49N

Longitude: 61.93W

Depth: 10km

Nearby cities

50km SW of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

58km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

74km WSW of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago.

If you felt these earthquakes, contact the UWI SRC at (http://uwiseismic.com.EarthquakeFeedback.aspx)

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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