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Earthquake measuring 5.2 rocks Tobago

Friday, October 20, 2017

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SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (CMC) – An earthquake, measuring 5.2 hit Tobago on Friday. There were no reports of injuries or damage on the island.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) said that the quake, which occurred at 2.01 am (local time), was also felt 270 kilometres (km) east north east of Arima in Trinidad and 212 km south east of Bridgetown in Barbados.

In 2010, Haiti was rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 killing more than 200,000 people and leaving several thousand others homeless.

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