A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Petit Valley in Trinidad and Tobago. The temblor was detected at 10:33:00 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 04/01/19 / 2019-01-04 14:33:00 / January 4, 2019 @ 2:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -61.3498° West, 10.9556° North, depth 35 km. Unique identifier: us2000j0qg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0qg.
Nearby country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Point Fortin, Siparia, Peñal. Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rio Claro (c. 35 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km NE of Petit Valley, Trinidad and Tobago.
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