Small Earthquakes Shake Up Four Caribbean Islands Over Four Days

0
1984

earthquake-minNews Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016: Four Caribbean islands have been rattled by small-magnitude earthquakes over a four-day period, data from the UWI Research Seismic Center and the U.S. Geological Survey shows.

On Saturday, Nov. 12, both Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago were hit by quakes. The USGS said a quake with a magnitude of 4.4 occurred in Haiti at 1 a.m. local time. It was located on land at a depth of a little over 7.5 miles, about 3 miles north of Les Anglais (South), 32 miles northwest of Les Cayes and 22 miles southwest of Jérémie. The quake was also felt in the capital, Port-au-Prince.

Also on Saturday, at 4:57 p.m. local time, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 hit northwest of Trinidad and Tobago. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11:34 a.m. local time, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 and a depth of 33 miles struck east of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. And on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 1:05 p.m. local time, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 and a depth of 56 miles occurred south east of Dominica.

No reports of deaths or injuries have been reported on any islands.

Read more here

Comments: Get Heard