LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A strong Cuba earthquake today was felt in Jamaica. Cuba got rocked by a terremoto shortly before 5 am local time today, a temblor so strong it was felt in neighboring Jamaica. No reports of injuries have been detailed by local news.
A 6.0 magnitude temblor struck Cuba on Wednesday morning, USGS reports to news. The quake was felt across a wide area also because of its narrow depth. Local news reports the quake had a nominal depth, striking a mere six miles below the earth’s surface.
The quake was centered out in the water, but as only seventy-miles north of Montego Bay, Jamaica. The quake was roughly one hundred miles west of Bayamo, Cuba. It was centered approximately one hundred thirty miles north of Kingston, Jamaica and four hundred miles south east of Miami.
The quake was south east of Havana and close to the Cayman Islands reports news. The temblor was centered off the coast of the Cuban town of Caoba, Manzanillo and Bartolme Maso.
In related news, a strong 6.0 earthquake struck shortly before 8 pm local time in New Zealand. The quake was of nominal depth, local news reports. It struck only eight miles below the earth’s surface. The quake was not on land but off the northern tip of New Zealand.