UPDATE: Strong earthquake rocks region (with videos)

There have been reports of widespread damage as a result of an earthquake that shook the region on Tuesday afternoon.

Buildings have sustained structural damage, cars have been flattened by falling concrete and supermarkets are reporting losses, according to the Trinidad Express.

There is also significant loss of telecommunication being reported.

The initial magnitude is 6.8, with a magnitude of 7.2 being reported at the epicentre in Venezuela.

According to a preliminary report from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, the quake struck a latitude of 10.51 N, a longitude of 62.76 W and a depth of 73 km.

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  1. Yes i
    August 22, 2018

    So what really is your.point?

  2. %
    August 21, 2018

    Well we have 9 live volcanoes.I always laugh when people talk about “”RESILIENCE”””,only in terms of hurricanes.From all accounts it seem as though lives were saved.Earthquakes of such magnitude kill many,so the people of those countries can count their blessings.

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