Trinidad Rattled By Earthquake On Consecutive Days

(CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 rattled several parts of Trinidad on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of injury or destruction.

The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies said that the tremor occurred at 9.03 am (local time) and was located Latitude: 10.82N Longitude: 61.40W at a depth of 76 kilometres (km).

It said that the quake was felt 21 km northeast of the capital Port of Spain, 24 km northwest of Arima, and 63 km north of San Fernando.

The quake is the second to rattle the oil rich twin island Republic in as many days.

SRC reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 hit the country on Tuesday at 9.34 pm (local time) and occurred at Latitude: 10.92N Longitude: 61.07W with a depth of 34 km.

It was felt 56 km northeast of Port of Spain, 38 km northeast of Arima, and 46 km south west of Scarborough in Tobago.