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The Earthquake Unit (EQU) is a Research Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. The Unit serves as Jamaica’s hub for earthquake monitoring and seismic research.

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Last Felt Earthquake

An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 was felt in Jamaica on May 8, 2024 at 8:07pm EST (Local Time).

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Earthquake Report


Services offered at the Earthquake Unit include:


The Earthquake Unit

2 Plymouth Crescent
Faculty of Science and Technology
The University of the West Indies, Mona
Tel: (876) 927-2586

WhatsApp: (876) 579-0215 & (876) 579-0216 (Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm)

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