June 20, 2019

Light 4.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Jamaica


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From Observer


KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies is reporting that a “light earthquake” with a magnitude of 4.6 was felt in the and at 1:47 this afternoon.

The tremor had a focal depth of 23.1 kilometres, the unit reported.

Meanwhile, The Office of Disaster Preparedness and , says it has, so far, not received reports of damage.

Many social media users across the Corporate Area, St Catherine and Clarendon have confirmed feeling the tremor, while others as far away as Falmouth in Trelawny, and some in St Ann, have reported the earthquake.

For more on this story go to: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/UPDATE:_Light_4.6_magnitude_earthquake_shakes_Jamaica?profile=1228

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