A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Scarborough in Trinidad and Tobago. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.59 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:19:31 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -60.7415 West, latitude 11.2233 North, depth = 37.59 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 20:19:31 / March 10, 2017 @ 8:19 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088at. Id of event: us100088at.
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Scarborough (c. 17 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sangre Grande (c. 16 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Paradise (c. 15 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arouca (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paradise, Arouca, Arima.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NNW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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