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The Earthquake Unit (EQU) is a Research Unit of the Department of Geology and Geography in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies. The Unit is funded directly by the Government of Jamaica through the Ministry of Transport and Mining. The EQU serves as Jamaica’s hub for earthquake monitoring and research.

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Last Felt Earthquake

An earthquake was felt in Jamaica on October 25, 2022 at EST (Local Time).


There are currently no scheduled events

Earthquake Report


The Earthquake Unit,

2 Plymouth Crescent
Faculty of Science and Technology,
The University of the West Indies
Tel: (876) 927-2586
WhatsApp: (876) 579-0215 & (876) 579-0216 (between 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday–Friday)

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