Saturday 28 March, 2020

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes west of Trinidad

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck near west of Port of Spain on Friday night.

It is the second quake to hit T&T within 24 hours.

According to the UWI Seismic Research Centre, the earthquake took place at 10. 25 pm at a depth of 10 km.

It event was felt in Diego Martin, Maraval and Port of Spain.

The preliminary details are as follows:
UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

DATE AND TIME:
2020-02-28 10:25 pm (Local Time)
2020-02-29 02:25 (UTC)

MAGNITUDE:
4.8

LOCATION:
Latitude: 10.78N
Longitude: 62.52W
Depth: 10 km

NEARBY CITIES:
79 km E of Carúpano, Venezuela

113 km W of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

131 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

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