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5.1 earthquake recorded north of T&T

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre recorded a 5.1 earthquake north of Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday morning.

According to a preliminary report from the Centre, the earthquake had a strength of 5.1 and occurred 235 kilometres north-east of Scarborough, Tobago.

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location


2017-07-19 09:31 am (Local Time)

2017-07-19 13:31 (UTC)




Latitude: 12.47N

Longitude: 59.06W

Depth: 57 km


93 km SE of Bridgetown, Barbados

235 km NE of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

253 km ESE of Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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.

For more information visit the UWI Seismic Research Centre online at

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