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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 4 km NNW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

Earthquake location 11.2233S, -60.7415WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -60.7415° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.2233° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-10 20:19:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-10 22:14:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.215 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100088at Id of event.
Event Code 100088at An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088at, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Goola March

    I felt it. I am situated in Lowlands, Tobago.

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