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Two Caribbean countries jolted by early morning earthquake

Two Caribbean countries jolted by early morning earthquake
20 Dec
2017

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 jolted two Caribbean islands during the early hours of Wednesday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has reported.

It said that the quake occurred just after midnight at 00.13 am (local time) and was felt in Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada.

According to the SRC, the quake was felt 51 kilometres (km) north west of Scarborough in Tobago, and 108 km north, north east of Arima in East Trinidad. It was also detected at 99 km south east of St. Georg’s Grenada.

It had a depth of 10km was located latitude: 11.57N and Longitude: 60.99W.

There were no immediate reports of personal injuries or damage to infrastructure.

WIN A MAZDA WITH CBC

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