Trinidad Rocked by Two Earthquakes

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 rocked several parts of Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the quake occurred at 7.34 a.m. (local time) at a depth of 32 kilometers (km).

It said it was felt in the capital, Port of Spain, as well as 100 km northwest of Arima, east of here, 105 km west-northwest of San Fernando, in south Trinidad.

The quake is the second to be felt here on Sunday, the SRC said, noting that at 2.13 am (local time) a tremor with a magnitude of 3.5 rattled the capital, and was also felt 119 km southwest of St. George’s in Grenada and 111 km northeast of Carúpano in Venezuela

The quake was located at a depth of 132 km, the SRC added.

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