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The University of the West Indies

at Mona, Jamaica

Earthquake Unit

 leaf as bullet  Home
 leaf as bullet  Our Mission Statement
 leaf as bullet  History
 leaf as bullet  Earthquakes in Jamaica
 leaf as bullet  Staff
 leaf as bullet  Earthquake Report Form
Last Felt Earthquake: Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 2:17pm. Magnitude - 3.6 Epicentre - Near Silver Hill Peak, Portland (Blue Mountain Block Sub-area) Focal Depth - 5 km
Did you feel it? Please click here to download and print our Earthquake Report Form*. *Requires Adobe Reader
Antenna used for transmitting data 
Visiting school students at Earthquake Unit booth during exhibition

Our Mission Statement

Through operating the
Jamaica Seismograph Network
and affiliating with
other Caribbean and Regional networks,
the Earthquake Unit
seeks to
understand earthquake processes
in and around Jamaica
advise the society about
earthquake hazard,
encouraging community awareness
the application of
mitigative strategies to development.