Friday 16 November, 2018

Fifth earthquake recorded near T&T in past week

The UWI Seismic Research Centre recorded the fifth earthquake within the past seven days near Trinidad and Tobago, this time with a magnitude of 4.8.

The earthquake is one of five earthquakes which were recorded near Trinidad and Tobago over the past seven days. 

Details are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2018-10-25 11:57 am (Local Time)
2018-10-25 15:57 (UTC)


Latitude: 10.62N
Longitude: 62.03W
Depth: 10 km

57 km W of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
75 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
83 km W of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

If you felt this earthquake, please tell the UWI Seismic Research Centre (

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.

On October 23, 2018, two earthquakes were recorded within hours of each other. 

On October 21, 2018, a 5.1 earthquake was recorded just 78 kilometres north-east of Tobago.

On October 20, 2018, a 4.2 earthquake was recorded between Trinidad and Barbados. 


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