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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 3.30 was felt in Jamaica on May 16, 2023 at 7:32pm EST (Local Time).

Earthquake Report


Services offered here at the Earthquake Unit include:


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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