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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
 leaf as bullet  Earthquake Updates
A minor quake(Mag 3.6) was reportedly felt on January 22,2017 at 9:43am. Epicentre near Accompong, St Elizabeth.
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 and advise the society about earthquake hazard, thereby encouraging community awareness and the application of mitigative strategies to development