A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck 74 Km north-west of Port-of-Spain at 10.10 p.m, the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (SRC) has reported.
A seismologist from the SRC confirmed to me by e-mail that the event was the strongest quake to hit T&T since the 6.1 magnitude tremor of 1997.
The event was located at 10.86°N 62.12°W at a depth of 60km.
In a statement, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management said there were no reports of serious damage.
CNC3 weather reporter @seigoniemohammed said there was no widespread tsunami threat exists at this time, according to NOAA, the US federal agency that monitors ocean activity.