A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Couva in Trinidad and Tobago. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:09 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -61.5876 West, latitude 10.4429 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 03:34:09 / September 10, 2018 @ 3:34 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hc3i. Id of event: us2000hc3i.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Güiria, Sangre Grande, Rio Claro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km W of Couva, Trinidad and Tobago. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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