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Early morning quake rattles Trinidad and Tobago

Published:Monday | June 17, 2024 | 8:53 AM
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – An early morning earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Monday.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The Seismic Research Centre at the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies said that the quake occurred at 6:56 am at latitude 11.18N, longitude 61.60W and at a depth of 19 km.

The quake was felt 58 km north of the capital, Port of Spain, 69 km north west of Arima, and 95 km, west of Scarborough, the capital of the sister isle of Tobago.

The quake occurred one day after a 3.5 magnitude tremor rattled Antigua and Barbuda, the French island of Guadeloupe, the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat and six days after a 4.1 magnitude quake was felt in the nearby cities of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago and St George's Grenada.

There were no reports of injuries or damage in these islands.

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