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Trinidad and Tobago hit by earthquakes

Two earthquakes rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday night as the region continues to be jolted by a series of earthquakes in recent months.
 
The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said the first quake, which measured 4.6 occurred at 7:35 local time and had a depth of 10 kilometres.
 
It said the second quake, which occurred less than three hours later, had a magnitude of 4.4 and also at a depth of 10 kilometres.
 
The second quake was also felt in Scarborough in Tobago and 118 kilometres east south east of St. George's, Grenada.
 
There have been no reports of injuries or destruction as a result of the  quakes.
 
Last Friday, the Seismic Research Centre reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted several Caribbean islands.
 
Last month, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 jolted the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa as well as the Mexican state of Quintana Roo and Belize.
 
Last month, Trinidad and Tobago was rattled by two earthquakes within a one week period. 
 
They measured 4.5 and 4.7 respectively.


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