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Tsunami warning after strong earthquake of 7.7 between Cuba and Jamaica

2020-01-28T20:28:45.988Z

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 pic.twitter.com/G60kO9fLir

- 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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