6.4 earthquake hits Trinidad, no reports of damage

The University of the West Indies' Seismic Research Center is reporting an earthquake hit Friday night northwest of Trinidad.

The quake measured magnitude 6.4 at a depth of 37 miles (60 kilometers).

The Seismic Research Center said it had received no reports of or injuries.

It was the strongest earthquake in Trinidad since 1997, when a magnitude-6.1 quake caused some damage on the island of Tobago north of Trinidad.

The center said Friday's was felt in Trinidad, St. Vincent, Grenada and Guyana.

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