Articles tagged "trinidad and tobago"

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Pressure building up under Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago

Pressure is building up under Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago, rising fears another eruption is imminent. Geologists said active changes have also been observed on the surface and subsurface of volcanic vents which erupted 22 years ago, killing livestock and...

May 13, 2019

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National disaster declared in Trinidad and Tobago after widespread floods

An active Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) produced prolonged periods of thunderstorm activity over Trinidad and Tobago over the past 7 days, leading to widespread severe flash flooding and thousands of people stranded. An orange alert is in effect until...

October 22, 2018

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Riverine flood alert along Trinidad's major rivers

Although Trinidad and Tobago is currently under no tropical storm or hurricane threat, watch or warning, the country's meteorological service (TTMS) is warning communities located along major river courses and associated tributaries to prepare to safeguard life...

October 19, 2018

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Devil's Woodyard mud volcano awakens after 23 years, Trinidad and Tobago

A new volcanic activity is taking place at Devil's Woodyard mud volcano in Trinidad and Tobago. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1995, killing 1 person and leaving 31 families homeless. The first set of eruptions started at approximately 22:00 UTC...

February 13, 2018

trinidad floods october 2017

Widespread riverine flooding hits Trinidad and Tobago, heavy rain to last for days

Heavy rain that started Wednesday, October 18, 2017 caused major floods in parts of Trinidad and Tobago, leaving numerous submerged homes, roads and farms and thousands of marooned citizens. The threat for moderate to heavy showers, additional flooding and...

October 20, 2017

trinidad and tobago hydrothermal mud volcano september 2017

Hydrothermal mud volcano forms in Cunupia, Trinidad and Tobago

The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) of Trinidad and Tobago received a report on the evening of September 27, 2017 of water and mud bubbling from a hole in the ground in the vicinity of LP 22 Macaya Trace, Munroe Road, Cunupia. A joint site visit with...

October 02, 2017

trinidad and tobago earthquake m5 9 december 6 2016

Shallow M5.9 earthquake shakes Trinidad and Tobago

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit near the coast of Trinidad and Tobago at 21:42 UTC (17:42 local time) on December 6, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 34.8 km (21.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 40 km (24.8...

December 07, 2016

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck offshore Sucre, Venezuela

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck offshore Sucre, Venezuela / Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on October 12, 2013 at 02:10 UTC. USGS measured depth at 79.4 km (49.3 miles). EMSC is reporting Mb 6.0 at depth of 66 km. Epicenter was located 33 km (21 miles) N of

October 12, 2013