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T&T among Carib islands jolted by 6.4 magnitude quake last night

Published:Saturday | October 12, 2013 | 7:45 AM

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 jolted several Caribbean countries including Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana last night.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Unit of the University of the West says the quake, which was also felt in Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines occurred at 10:10 p.m. and was located north of the Paria Peninsula in Trinidad.

There were no immediate reports of damage or death caused by the quake.

Media reports in Trinidad made reference to power cuts but no serious damage or injuries.

The quake is the most powerful felt in Trinidad and Tobago since 1997 when an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck the twin island republic causing damage in the sister isle of Tobago.


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