Monday, November 16, 2015

Trinidad rattled by small earthquake

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Monday, the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has reported.

It said that the quake was felt at around 8:36 am and was located 10.89 degrees north and 62.32 west. It had a depth of 79 kilometers.

Meanwhile, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Caribbean Sea on Sunday night between Honduras and the Cayman islands.

The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake which struck at around 6:49 pm (Honduras time) was centered about 167 kilometers south, south west of Georgetown in the Cayman Islands.

The quake was also felt 420 kilometers west of Montego Bay in Jamaica.
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