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Tobago rocked by earthquake


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Tobago rocked by earthquake

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SCARBOROUGH, Tobago – An earthquake, measuring 5.2 hit Tobago on Friday, but there were no reports of injuries or damage to the island.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the quake, which occurred at 2:01 a.m. was also felt 270 kilometres (km) east north east of Arima in Trinidad and 212 km south east of Bridgetown in Barbados.

It said the quake was located Latitude: 11.32N, Longitude: 58.94W and at a depth of 10km.

In 2010, Haiti was rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 killing more than 200 000 people and leaving several thousand others homeless. (CMC)

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