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Another quake in the region


Another quake in the region

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THE THIRD EARTHQUAKE in two days has been recorded in the region.

Around 9:36 p.m. yesterday, the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre in Trinidad and Tobago recorded the earthquake 102 km west northwest of Port of Spain.

Residents in Belmont, Diego Martin, Chaguanas and Santa Cruz all said they felt the tremor which was 4.5 on the Richter scale. It was recorded at a depth of ten kilometres, approximately 94km east northeast of Carúpano, Venezuela.

Earlier Sunday, a 5.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded by the centre about 73km east southeast of Castries.

This follows one on Saturday, 3.9 magnitude, which was recorded south of Grenada. (SAT)