Another Quake Shakes This Caribbean Island

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By NAN Contributor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 31, 2018: Another quake, the eighth in 9 days, again rattled the Caribbean island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Tuesday.

According to the UWI Seismic Research Centre the latest earthquake, measuring 4.4 in magnitude on the Richter Scale, struck at 7:32 p.m. Local Time 113 km W of San Fernando.

Tuesday’s quake comes on the heels of a 5.1 quake that occurred on Sunday 68 km NW of Port of Spain, 75 km NW of San Fernando and 89 km NW of Arima.

On Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, the sixth quake in six days occurred at 9:57 a.m. local time and measured 3.8 on the Richter Scale. It struck 126 km WSW of Port of Spain.

A magnitude 4.8 quake on the Richter scale occurred on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at 11:57 a.m. local time 57 km W of Port of Spain, 75 km NW of San Fernando, and 83 km W of Arima.

Two other quakes occurred on Monday, Oct. 22nd around 11:33 p.m. local time and 11:37 p.m. local time and measured 5.1 and 4.2, respectively. They occurred 88 km WSW of Port of Spain and 91 km WNW of San Fernando.

On Sunday, October 21st, a 5.1 quake struck at 12:35 p.m. local time 78 km NE of Scarborough, 161 km NE of Arima and 181 km NE of Port of Spain and on October 20th, as the country battled flooding in several areas, a 4.2 struck 166 km NE of Scarborough around 4:41 p.m. local time.