Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Second 'quake recorded north of Venezuela

Photo: UWI Seismic Research Centre.

Photo: UWI Seismic Research Centre.

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre recorded a second earthquake within the Caribbean region within a 24-hour period. 

On Monday afternoon, the UWI Seismic Research Centre shared preliminary data showing a 5.7 earthquake north of Venezuela and north-west of Trinidad and Tobago. 

The first 'quake took place on Monday morning about 102 kilometres north-west of Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Details on the second earthquake are as follows:

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2019-09-09 2:05 pm (Local Time)
2019-09-09 18:05 (UTC)


Latitude: 10.55N
Longitude: 64.53W
Depth: 10 km

40 km WNW of Cumaná, Venezuela
45 km NE of Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela
51 km NE of Barcelona, Venezuela

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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