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‘Minor’ quake affects sections of Jamaica


‘Minor’ quake affects sections of Jamaica

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Kingston – The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona is reporting that a minor quake hit sections of Jamaica this afternoon.

The unit says the 3.1 magnitude quake occurred about 12:37 p.m. and that the epicentre was located approximately six kilometres southwest of Alligator Pond, Manchester.

It had a focal depth of 17 kilometres and was reportedly felt in Manchester and St Elizabeth. (Jamaica Gleaner)