Earthquakes felt in Jamaica, Trinidad

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Reports are that an earth tremor shook sections of western Jamaica early this morning.

The tremor was felt in Westmoreland at 6:10am and lasted for approximately three seconds. There were also reports of it being felt in other sections of the island.

There were no reports of damage related to the tremor.

Meanwhile, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 and depth of 110 km was confirmed in Trinidad early this morning.

The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI) said the quake occurred at 1:27 (local time).

The quake occurred north of the Paria Peninsula in Trinidad.

It’s reported that the tremor was also felt in Grenada.


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