T&T rattled by second quake

PORT OF SPAIN – An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 rattled Trinidad during the early hours this morning, the Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies said.

The quake, the second within a three-day period, occurred at 2.43 am (local time) and was located north of the Paria Peninsular.

The Seismic Unit said that it had a depth of four kilometres and was felt in the capital Port of Spain and surrounding areas.

There were no reports of injuries or damages from the quake.

Over the weekend, an earthquake with a magnitude was 4.9 rocked the oil rich twin island republic.

A tremor also shook western Jamaica on Sunday startling residents especially in Westmoreland and sections of St. Elizabeth. (CMC)

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