Wed | Sep 18, 2019

Trinidad rattled by 4.4 earthquake

Published:Wednesday | September 11, 2019 | 10:43 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 rattled Trinidad Tuesday night, the second quake to have rocked the island within a 24 hour period.

The Seismic Research Centre at the St Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said the quake occurred at 9:31 p.m (local time) and was located Latitude: 10.75 north, Longitude: 62.06 west and at a depth of 35 kilometres.

It said that the quake was felt 61 kilometres west of the capital, of Port of Spain, 86 kilometres north west of the southern town of San Fernando and 87 kilometres west of Arima.

As in the previous occasion on Monday, when the island and two other Caribbean countries were rattled by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake, there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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