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Earthquake on Land, Trinidad, December 21 2008

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Posted by: Karl Ramjohn

From: Seismic Research Centre, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

Sources: Update: Earthquake on land Trinidad , Earthquake East of Trinidad

On Sunday 21st December an earthquake occurred near east Trinidad at 8:55am local time. The revised location for the event is 10.77°N 61.46°W.

The revised magnitude is 4.3 and the focal depth was 40km. 

The map shows the location of the earthquake.

The earthquake was reported as felt in Westmoorings, Cocorite, Port of Spain, St. Augustine, Arouca, Arima, Chaguanas, San Fernando and Princes Town in Trinidad. This earthquake occurred within the same general area as the 2006 earthquake sequence.



Recent News on Energy and the Environment 02.11.08

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Posted by: Karl Ramjohn

Some recent articles featured on the Energy Environment News Portal, on current and emerging issues related to energy and the environment

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Climate Change, Sustainable Development of Caribbean Sea

Middle East: The Next Renewable Energy Frontier?