Three Earthquakes in Three Days

three earthquakes

The location of the three earthquakes off Trinidad (left and centre) and Dominica (right).

 

ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday July 12, 2016 – The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre recorded three earthquakes between Saturday and yesterday, none of them causing any damage or injuries.

The latest and biggest was a 4.4 magnitude tremor that occurred off Dominica around 2:58 a.m. yesterday. It was registered 58 kilometres northeast of the capital, Roseau.

Just under 24 hours before that, a 4.2 magnitude quake was felt by residents of Trinidad and Tobago. That occurred 73 km southeast of San Fernando, which is located in the southwest of the twin-island republic.

earthquake reports

Some of the reports residents of Trinidad and Tobago posted on the UWI Seismic Research Centre after the second tremor struck on Sunday.

 

On Saturday around 6:14 a.m., there was a 3.9 magnitude quake that also jolted Trinidad and Tobago.

The tremor struck 84 km northwest of the capital, Port of Spain.

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