A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Mucurapo in Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70007irk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007irk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 21:24:55 / February 4, 2020 @ 9:24 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:54:55 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -61.8787 West, latitude 10.6709 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Güiria (c. 40 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rio Claro, Sangre Grande, Siparia (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 37 km W of Mucurapo, Trinidad and Tobago.
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