Trinidad rattled by earthquake number 8 in 8 days





Trinidad and Tobago was rattled by its eighth earthquake in as many days as the oil-rich twin-island republic recorded yet another earth tremor on Tuesday night.

The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said the latest quake had a magnitude of 4.4.

It occurred at 7:32 p.m. (local time) and was located at Latitude: 10.09N, Longitude: 62.47W and was at a depth of 10 kilometres (km).

The SRC said that the quake was felt 113 km west of San Fernando as well 86 km north east of Maturín in Venezuela and 106 km south east of Carúpano in the Spanish-speaking South American country.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Seismologist and Acting SRC Director Dr Joan Latchman has been warning…

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