A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 117 km NNE of Roxborough, Trinidad and Tobago (73 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -60.3606 West, latitude 12.2861 North, depth = 63.47 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:56:37 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 04:56:37 / August 29, 2017 @ 4:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.47 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000acre. Unique identifier: us2000acre. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 117 km NNE of Roxborough, Trinidad and Tobago.
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