Trinidad hit by third earthquake this month

(Trinidad Express) The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (SRC) today recorded an earthquake, the third felt in Trinidad this month. The quake, which measured magnitude 3.9, originated on Trinidad’s north west.

The SRC’s official recorded stated “On Tuesday 27th August, 2013 at 7:59am local time an earthquake occurred North-west of Trinidad. The event was located at 10.76°N and 61.79°W. The magnitude was 3.9 and the depth 57 km. There were felt reports from Cocorite and Maraval, Trinidad”.
At 10.45 a.m on August 8, an earthquake occurred north of the Paria Peninsular, which is off Trinidad northwest coast.

“The event was located at 10.72N 62.33W. The magnitude was 3.8 with a depth of 77km. This event has been reported to be felt in Port of Spain Trinidad”, the SRC stated.

At 10:56a.m on August 6, a quake was recorded north of Paria Peninsula.

The SRC gave the location as 10.75°N 62.13°W. The magnitude was 4.1 and depth 54km. No injuries or damage were reported.



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