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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.

 

Earthquake Northwest of Trinidad, Nov.28.2008

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Posted by: Karl Ramjohn

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

Source: Earthquake northwest of Trinidad

On Friday, 28th November at 12:18a.m. local time, an earthquake occurred north of the Paria Peninsula near Trinidad.

The preliminary location for the event is 10.84°N 62.23°W.

The earthquake was of magnitude 4.0 and the focal depth was 84km.

Please note that these results are preliminary and may vary slightly when additional data is processed.