A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Scarborough in Trinidad and Tobago. Id of earthquake: us20008ulj. Event ids that are associated: us20008ulj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 14:46:30 / March 25, 2017 @ 2:46 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.23 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -60.8244° West, 11.1189° North, depth 52.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:46:30 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Tunapuna (c. 17 800 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Scarborough (c. 17 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chaguanas, Port-of-Spain, Petit Valley (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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