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All cardinal points of Trinidad & Tobago were rocked by an earthquake yesterday Tuesday around 5.45 pm. The UWI Seismic Research Centre later advised of a preliminary reading of 6.2 on the Richter Scale.
Trinidadians immediately took to social media Facebook, to state that the shake-up was the worst most of them had ever felt.
The location of the ‘quake was given as Latitude: 11.04N and Longitude: 60.70W, with an origin depth of 29 kilometres, with its centre closer to Scarborough, Tobago.
According to the University of the West Indies, it was felt 16 km SSE of Scarborough, 78 km NE of Arima and 99 km NE of Port of Spain.
Many people in parts of Grenada also felt the effects of the earthquake.
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