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Earthquake rattles two Caribbean countries

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Added 09 September 2019

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The position of the 4.2 earthquake off Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada. (UWI Seismic Research Centre)

PORT OF SPAIN – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 rocked Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada on Monday, but there were no reports of injuries or damage, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UI) has said.

It said that the quake, which occurred at 6.45 am (local time) was located Latitude: 11.13N, Longitude: 62.30W and at a depth of 84 kilometres (km).

The quake was felt 102 km north west of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and 119 km south west of St. George’s in Grenada.

The SRC said it was also felt 115 km north east of Carúpano, Venezuela. (CMC)

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