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30 Oct 2018 | 09:01 PM UTC

Trinidad and Tobago: 4.1-magnitude earthquake reported on October 28

Grenada News Alert

4.1-magnitude earthquake hits near Trinidad and Tobago October 28; seventh earthquake of the week felt in Arima, Diego Martin, Grenada

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/28/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/30/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Grenada). COUNTRY/REGION Arima, Diego Martin, Grenada

Event

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake was reportedly felt in Arima, Diego Martin, and Grenada at 11:36 (local time) on Sunday, October 28. The earthquake was located at a depth of 10 km (6 mi). This is the seventh earthquake to be felt in Trinidad and Tobago in the last week. Further earthquakes and aftershocks are possible in the coming days.

Advice

In the event of further earthquakes and aftershocks, individuals should protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (e.g. under a table), to move away from windows and exterior walls (ideally in a corner), and to not attempt to leave the building unless there is an immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.

 

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