A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Roxborough in Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 15:55:05 / May 12, 2020 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -60.7232 West, latitude 11.6402 North, depth = 45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009er2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009er2. The temblor was reported at 11:55:05 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Scarborough (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Scarborough (c. 17 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 45 km NNW of Roxborough, Trinidad and Tobago.
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