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Tsunami warning after strong earthquake of 7.7 between Cuba and Jamaica


The epicenter of the earthquake was located at sea

Cuba and Jamaica are two islands of the Greater Antilles located in the Caribbean. - Google Maps

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake shook the Caribbean between Cuba and Jamaica on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami alert in the region, American specialist centers announced.

Map of felt reports received so far following the #earthquake M7.4 in Cuba Region 42 min ago

- EMSC (@LastQuake) January 28, 2020

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at sea, south of the island of Cuba and northwest of that of Jamaica, at a depth estimated at 10 kilometers, said the American Institute of Geophysics (USGS ), which revised upwards a first estimate of magnitude 7.3.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, which also monitors other seas, issued a tsunami alert in the process.

  • World
  • Cuba
  • Caribbean
  • Jamaica

Source: 20minf

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