Jamaica gets 3.9 earthquake

Written by on February 5, 2018

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona has reported that a minor earthquake struck near Maggoty in St Elizabeth this morning.

The magnitude 3.9 quake, which had a focal depth of 4.3 km, occurred about 8:35 am.

It was reportedly felt in St James, Westmoreland and Hanover, the Earthquake Unit said. No reports of loss of life or significant damage to property have been reported so far.

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