According to reports from the Trinidad and Tobago Weather Centre (TTWC) and the UWI Seismic Research Centre (UWI SRC), a strong earthquake struck in the Gulf of Paria at about 1:17 pm today Tuesday 7th December 2021.
Initial reports measured the quake at Magnitude 4.9, Latitude: 12.14N, Longitude: 61.49W and a depth of 10 km, ENE of St. George’s, Grenada.
UWI SRC has since updated the location and magnitude of today’s earthquake reporting that a magnitude 5.3 quake struck at a very shallow depth of 3 kilometers, southwest of Trinidad and Tobago.
The tremor was reportedly felt by many persons across Trinidad and Tobago and across a few other southern Caribean islands.
Images courtesy UWI-SRC