Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Here are the earthquakes and aftershocks experienced in the past day

Image source: BBC

Image source: BBC

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration records, yesterday’s earthquake is now the strongest on record for the Caribbean region since the 1946 quake off the coast of the Dominican Republic.

Although the US Geological Survey indicates that the 7.7 earthquake was experienced in Lucea Jamaica, the Cayman Islands also experienced the effects of the earthquake centred approximately 169 miles East of George Town.

Here are all the earthquakes and aftershocks experienced in Jamaica and Cayman in the past day, according to the USGS:

2020-01-29 9:53am M 5.1 - 114km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica

2020-01-28 4:55pm M 6.1 - 57km SE of East End, Cayman Islands

2020-01-28 3:59pm M 4.9 - 30km SE of East End, Cayman Islands

2020-01-28 3:39pm M 4.7 - 124km NW of Lucea, Jamaica

2020-01-28 2:32pm M 4.5 - 71km SE of East End, Cayman Islands

2020-01-28 2:10pm M 7.7 - 125km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica

 

There continue to be no reports of injuries to persons or any significant structural damage.

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