7.7 Earthquake Rattles Off the Coast of Jamaica
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  • 00:27 29 January 2020

7.7 Earthquake Rattles Off the Coast of Jamaica

The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported a powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake in the strait between Jamaica and Cuba on Tuesday afternoon. A tsunami warning has been issued for Jamaica, Cuba, and the Cayman Islands, ONA reports.

The earthquake was reported at a depth of 10 kilometers, 117 kilometers northwest of Lucea, Jamaica. It was initially reported as a 7.3-magnitude but was quickly upgraded to a 7.7-magnitude.

Faig Mahmudov

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