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Thursday 13 August, 2020

Early morning earthquake rouses Trinidadians

An early morning earthquake roused some citizens from sleep on Friday morning.

According to update from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre, the 5.1 earthquake took place around 4.11 am local time. 

Some reported feeling the 'quake in Diego Martin, Arima, Arouca, St Ann's, and Charlieville, among others. 

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2019-11-08 04:11 am (Local Time)
2019-11-08 08:11 (UTC)


Latitude: 10.75N
Longitude: 62.20W
Depth: 10 km

77 km W of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
99 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
102 km W of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

If you felt this earthquake, please tell us (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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