Thursday 22 November, 2018

Second earthquake hits Trinidad in four hours, recorded as 4.2

The Univerisity of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre (SRC) has recorded a 4.2 magnitude earthquake which rocked parts of North West Trinidad on Sunday night.

This is the second quake to rock Trinidad in roughly three hours.

The details are as follows: 

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location

2018-09-09 11:34 pm (Local Time)
2018-09-10 03:34 (UTC)


Latitude: 10.44N
Longitude: 61.54W
Depth: 40 km

22 km NW of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
24 km S of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
36 km SW of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago

DISCLAIMER: this event has NOT been reviewed by an analyst. It was automatically located by a seismological computational system, therefore, it is a PRELIMINARY result and this may vary when new additional data are processed.

Around 7:53 pm, Trinidad's north coast was rattled by a 4.0 earthquake.

If you felt this earthquake, please contact the SRC at (


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