And the ministry of energy and energy industries is reporting that while there are no serious visible signs of structural damage to offshore and onshore infrastructure, some facilities were impacted by the earthquake.
In a statement, the ministry says some minimal damage did occur at Trinmar's offshore installations.
It says the most concerning took place at the block station bridge on platform four on the main Soledado field.
The ministry says repair works will commence.
It adds structural damage also occurred at Petrotrin's loading arm for loading vessels with petroleum products.
This it says may cause delays in loading vessels.
Aside from these, office buildings like Albion plaza, shell house and Atlantic were impacted by the earthquake.
It adds that assessments are still taking place but all operations are up and running.