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Trinidad continues to be rattled by earthquakes


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(CMC) – 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) has reported.

It said that quake, with a magnitude of 4.4 occurred at 7.32 pm (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, south of here 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 Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean to be prepared for a major earthquake and that the various tremors in recent days are not nothing new.

On Sunday, Trinidad and Tobago recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 bt in August, many residents ran into the streets after a quake with a magnitude of 6.8 rocked the country followed by several aftershocks causing damage and but no loss of lives.

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