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Trinidad rocked by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Published:Monday | July 26, 2021 | 12:09 AM


The Seismic Research Centre at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine campus, says that several tremors rocked areas in northwest Trinidad shortly after 3 a.m. (local time) on Sunday.

The quake that occured off the northeastern coast of Venezuela was recorded at exactly 3:18 a.m., and emanated from a depth of 78.35 kilometres.

Located at latitude 10.93 degrees north and longitude 62.26 degrees west, it would have been felt most strongly in Venezuela in the areas of Macuro, and the Parque Nacional Península de Paria.

Residents on the islands of Monos and Chacachacare, off the northwestern tip of Trinidad, may also have experienced tremors.

There were no reports of damages or injuries.