A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Scarborough in Trinidad and Tobago. Event id: us70009a5p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009a5p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 22:32:24 / May 4, 2020 @ 10:32 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:32:24 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 95.42 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -61.0693° West, 11.0015° North, depth 95.42 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Peñal, San Fernando, Mon Repos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rio Claro (c. 35 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Arima (c. 35 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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.
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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: 41 km WSW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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