Latest earthquakes near Trinidad and Tobago today

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List of latest earthquakes near Trinidad and Tobago.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 19, 2024 13:52
(Port of Spain)
M 4.5 173 km NNW
from Chaguanas
Feb 5, 2024 22:18
(Port of Spain)
M 4.9 101 km WNW
from Port of Spain
Feb 3, 2024 14:33
(Port of Spain)
M 4.9 124 km WNW
from Chaguanas
Dec 6, 2023 07:18
(Port of Spain)
M 4.4 276 km NE
from Scarborough
Nov 28, 2023 11:26
(Port of Spain)
M 5.1 199 km NNE
from Scarborough
Nov 6, 2023 15:00
(Port of Spain)
M 4.1 92 km W
from Port of Spain
Oct 21, 2023 05:03
(Port of Spain)
M 4.5 159 km NNW
from Chaguanas
Oct 15, 2023 02:49
(Port of Spain)
M 4.4 72 km WNW
from Port of Spain
Sep 10, 2023 07:34
(Port of Spain)
M 4.6 98 km W
from Port of Spain
Sep 3, 2023 21:22
(Port of Spain)
M 4.4 96 km W
from Port of Spain
Aug 15, 2023 02:14
(Port of Spain)
M 4.4 120 km WNW
from Chaguanas
Aug 11, 2023 17:45
(Port of Spain)
M 4.5 90 km W
from Port of Spain
Aug 8, 2023 16:51
(Port of Spain)
M 4.8 100 km W
from Mon Repos
Aug 6, 2023 14:36
(Port of Spain)
M 4.3 93 km W
from Port of Spain
Jul 7, 2023 11:54
(Port of Spain)
M 4.9 79 km NW
from Port of Spain
May 24, 2023 20:35
(Port of Spain)
M 4.5 137 km WNW
from Chaguanas
May 20, 2023 23:18
(Port of Spain)
M 4.2 90 km W
from Port of Spain
May 14, 2023 21:47
(Port of Spain)
M 4.2 192 km NNE
from Scarborough
May 11, 2023 14:31
(Port of Spain)
M 4.9 233 km W
from Chaguanas
May 4, 2023 20:10
(Port of Spain)
M 4.2 133 km ESE
from Chaguanas
Apr 27, 2023 14:18
(Port of Spain)
M 4.6 177 km WSW
from Chaguanas
Apr 24, 2023 09:38
(Port of Spain)
M 4.6 97 km W
from Chaguanas
Mar 24, 2023 21:42
(Port of Spain)
M 3.4 281 km N
from Chaguanas
Mar 11, 2023 22:34
(Port of Spain)
M 3.5 237 km N
from Scarborough
Feb 22, 2023 09:02
(Port of Spain)
M 4.3 90 km W
from Port of Spain

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
23 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Mar 19, 2024 13:52

Average

A total of 233 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Trinidad and Tobago in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 23 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Trinidad and Tobago roughly every 15 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Trinidad and Tobago in 2018. A total of 43 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Trinidad and Tobago that year. The strongest had a 7.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Trinidad and Tobago with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Trinidad and Tobago in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Trinidad and Tobago during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Trinidad and Tobago (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 214 91.85%
Mag. 5 18 7.73%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.43%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Trinidad and Tobago

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Aug 21, 2018 17:31.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Mar 19, 1953 04:27.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Trinidad and Tobago occurred on Aug 21, 2018 17:31 local time (America/Port_of_Spain timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 165 kilometers (103 mi) west of Chaguanas, at a depth of 147 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Trinidad and Tobago in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Mar 19, 1953 04:27, 297 kilometers (185 mi) west of Scarborough. It is the strongest earthquake near Trinidad and Tobago in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Trinidad and Tobago in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Trinidad and Tobago.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Trinidad and Tobago.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 21, 2018 17:31
(Port of Spain)
M 7.3 165 km W
from Chaguanas
Dec 6, 2016 17:42
(Port of Spain)
M 5.9 25 km SW
from Scarborough
Aug 22, 2018 09:27
(Port of Spain)
M 5.8 166 km W
from Chaguanas
Nov 5, 2017 11:00
(Port of Spain)
M 5.5 131 km N
from Chaguanas
Aug 21, 2018 17:31
(Port of Spain)
M 5.3 158 km W
from Chaguanas
Jul 14, 2022 15:16
(Port of Spain)
M 5.3 132 km W
from Chaguanas
Jan 24, 2022 22:14
(Port of Spain)
M 5.2 180 km ESE
from Chaguanas
Apr 7, 2016 08:22
(Port of Spain)
M 5.2 128 km W
from Chaguanas
Jun 22, 2018 21:54
(Port of Spain)
M 5.2 140 km W
from Chaguanas
Jan 29, 2022 09:40
(Port of Spain)
M 5.1 45 km NNE
from Arima

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Trinidad and Tobago

Earthquakes by region of Trinidad and Tobago

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Trinidad and Tobago.

When was the last earthquake in Trinidad and Tobago?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Trinidad and Tobago on the afternoon of March 19, 2024 at 13:52 local time (America/Port_of_Spain). The center of this earthquake was located 173km north-northwest of Chaguanas at a depth of 142km under water in the Caribbean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Trinidad and Tobago in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Trinidad and Tobago?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Trinidad and Tobago on the night of March 19, 1953 at 04:27 local time (America/Port_of_Spain). The center of this earthquake was located 297km north of Scarborough at a depth of 129km under water in the Caribbean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Trinidad and Tobago since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Trinidad and Tobago?

In the past 10 years, 233 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Trinidad and Tobago. This averages to 23 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 16 days.