Earthquakes in Trinidad and TobagoIn Trinidad and Tobago, earthquakes can be strong and cause heavy damages in a circle of dozens of kilometers. Due to the special tectonic situation of the country, there are more earthquakes than average.
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Most recent eventsThis list includes the strongest earthquakes recorded in or around Trinidad and Tobago by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in the past 14 days. Whether an event is listed here depends largely on its magnitude, but also on its distance from inhabited areas. All data refer to the local time. This page is updated daily at 11 am UTC.
- Nov. 29, 10:21 pmMagnitude 4.9: 32 km west of Güiria, Venezuela at a depth of 95.69 km.
Earthquakes in Trinidad and Tobago since 1950The strongest earthquake in Trinidad and Tobago happened on 04/22/1997 in the Tobago region with a magnitude of 6.7 on the Richter scale.
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Data have been summarized and translated.