Another earthquake rocks Trinidad

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday December 30, 2013, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 was felt in several parts of Trinidad on Saturday but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage.

The Seismic Unit of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said the quake occurred at 5.17 am (local time) and was felt in Diego Martin, Glencoe and Westmoorings, west of here.

The Unit said that the quake was located 10.55 North and 62.5 West and had a depth of 80 KM. It said that the quake occurred west of Trinidad in the Gulf of Paria.

This was the third earthquake recorded in the Caribbean in as many days.

Earlier last week, the Unit reported that two earthquakes had rattled Antigua and Nevis and both quakes had a magnitude of 3.6.

There were no reports of damage in any of the islands. Click here to receive free news bulletins via email from Caribbean360. (View sample)