A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Rio Claro in Trinidad and Tobago. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009emb. Unique identifier: us70009emb. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:36:51 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 22:36:51 / May 4, 2020 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -60.9651° West, 10.1513° North.
Close country/countries, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petit Valley, Port-of-Spain, Laventille (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Laventille (c. 157 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chaguanas (c. 67 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mon Repos (c. 56 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from San Fernando (c. 55 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Port-of-Spain (c. 49 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Rio Claro (c. 35 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 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: 29 km SE of Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago.
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