March 9, 2013 | 12:35 pm | Print
Above: a map of the quake (USGS)
By the Caribbean Journal staff
A 4.6-magnitude earthquake off the northern coast of Venezuela shook parts of Trinidad and Grenada early Saturday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The quake, which occurred at around 2:21 AM local time, was 35 kilometres north of Gueiria, Venezuela, was about 88 kilometres west-northwest of Port of Spain.
It struck at a depth of 107.5 kilometres.
Light shaking was felt in parts of western Trinidad, across Grenada and particularly on Grenada’s island of Carriacou.
It comes just about a month after a 5.0-magnitude quake struck in a similar location and was also felt in Trinidad and Grenada.