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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - 124km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands) on Tuesday, 28 January 2020 - information

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - 124km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands) on Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - 124km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands) on Tuesday, 28 January 2020
28 Jan 19:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Jan 28 19:34: Magnitude recalculated from 7.3 to 7.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 14.8 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 28 January 2020 19:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-28 14:10:24 -05:00
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 14.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.421°N / 78.7627°W (Cayman Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) NW of Lucea (pop: 6,300)
138 km (86 mi) NW of Montego Bay (pop: 82,900)
142 km (88 mi) SW of Niquero (pop: 18,800)
144 km (89 mi) E of Little Cayman (pop: 0)
199 km (123 mi) SW of Amancio (pop: 41,500)
200 km (124 mi) SW of Manzanillo (pop: 128,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-01-28 14:10:24 -05:00 (28 Jan 19:10:24 UTC)M 7.7 / 14.8 km124km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands)USGS
Tue, 28 Jan 19:10 UTCM 7.3 / 10 kmCuba Region (Cayman Islands)GFZ
Tue, 28 Jan 19:10 UTCM 7.7 / 10 kmCuba Region (Cayman Islands)EMSC
Tue, 28 Jan 19:10 UTCM 7.7 / 10 kmCuba Region (Cayman Islands)GeoAu
Tue, 28 Jan 19:10 UTCM 7.0 / 10 kmCuba RegionBMKG
Tue, 28 Jan 19:10 UTCM 7.8 / 9.8 kmCayman Is. [Sea] (Cayman Islands)INGV

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Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town.. 7 mile beach (252.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : We were on the beach at the moment it happened.. made us feel like motion sickness and nauseous.
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Camana bay Cayman Islands / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It sounded terrifying and was terrifying as it happened as we were disembarking on a charter
George Town, GCM / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Palm beach / Light shaking (MMI IV) : turn to our heavenly father... repent and pray because it's going to get much worse.... wouldn't be surprised if the elite were using the TESLA earthquake machine .. just like ALL the fires they keep starting blaming fake global warming ... anyway stay safe everyone and pray
7771 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was waiting at the gate to board my flight out of Paris when I felt the seat shake a bit. Figured it was just one of those 3s that have been popping up around France but nope, the timing matches with Jamaica. Dang, that beast must have shook the planet!
Grand Cayman (275.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
121.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Under scuba at the time of the quake. Very loud and lots of vibrations. Increased silt.
Miami brickell 33131 / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I work in an office building on Brickell in Miami on the 32nd floor. Everyone felt it. We started looking at each other, puzzled, but once we confirmed that everyone felt the building sway, and it wasn’t the wind, we started making our way to the ground floor.
Solidaridad / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : i am in Play Del carmen!
Greenville, SC / not felt
George Town, Cayman islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
4186.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It was a small shaker. (reported through our app)
246.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pensacola, Florida (1494.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
4186.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It was a small shaker. (reported through our app)
Cayman Brac / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Daytona Beach, Fl (1101 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Live on 4th floor of Apartment building and my chair started lightly shaking! Thought i was crazy until i saw report of earthquake!
Aruba (1202.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
18.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
1167.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
West Bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Midland, TX (2715.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Sisal, Yucatán Mexico / not felt : My husband in Puerto Sisal yesterday didn’t feel anything either. Puerto Sisal is @35 km outside Merida on the coast, north of Puerto progresso in Yucatán. Only place known for feeling earthquake January 28,2010 in Yucatán peninsula is chetumal, qr, Mexico.
West Bay Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very shaky and long
Couples Negril / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sitting in my beach chair and it started rocking and I saw it moving
Cancun, QR Mexico / not felt : Not felt in my home central(downtown) Cancún, Mexico
Gt cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
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George Town (274.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Chicago, ILLINOIS! / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Dogs acted weird all night into the morning and then by the time the warning came across my device they wouldn't stay inside of the house! Tried to get them to come back in ALL afternoon, they finally did around supper time! Something's up and something's not right with the planet!? We should ALL count our blessings and say our prayers, because if there's 7.7 earthquake in the Caribbean, there's something my larger brewing in the earth! Shaking around Yellowstone in the West of the United States
Cayey, PR, US (1337.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : NOT FELT. (reported through our app)
Grand Caymans, Cruise Port / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Taxi Shuttle rocked back and forth. Could not stabilize vision and at first thought I was dizzy from dehydration. Local says this is not normal and something is not right. Alarms continue to go off and screams begin. Everyone reminded calm after but I knew it was not to be taken lightly. Went back to ship and proceeded to go to highest level. God bless all effected, we are lucky to be alive.
Before Quake (public domain)
Covington, Louisiana (1677.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like the floor moved up and down twice. (2nd floor medical building). Thought I was just briefly lightheaded. Water in toilet and my water bottle was moving slightly.
Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
8235.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Saint prosper de champlain (3065.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Small vibrations with no way to locate the source it had to be an earthquake
Mary Esther, FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
159 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was very long and scary
Negril (133.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lucea Jamaica (126.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
George Tow. / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Never felt anything like it got sick to my stomach and I was dizzy and the loud noise was like a train on a track, everything in the house was shaking. I walked like a drunk person had to hold on the the walls to get outside.
lucea / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
1830 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
George town / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
2428.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt in northern nj. (reported through our app)
Weston Louisiana (1982.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Just a brief feeling as if I just sat on a waterbed.. (reported through our app)
Grand cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town, Grand Cayman (267.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Ritz Carlton 7 mile beach grand cayman (258.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : On the beach. Everyone stood up, everyone in hotel running outside
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very scary. Like no other earthquake experienced here. I was on the 3rd floor. I got under my desk. Things were jumping, moving and in motion. I felt really nauseous and in balanced. I can’t shake this feeling. I was really worried about a tsunami and so relieved when this threat passed. I’ve felt many after shocks since. The worst one was around 4pm. It’s been really hard to settle since.
Davison, MI., 48423 (2616.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sleeping, napping. Awakened by shaking beneath me. Slightly dizzy like disoreinted feeling.
St Petersburg, Florida / not felt : Felt a dizzy imbalance feeling
Cancun mexico / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We could feel the building sway and heard the glass rattle on our hotel balcony. Curtain rods moved and liquid in drinks moved slightly. Lasted 10 seconds.
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kingston (263.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lucea,Jamaica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Strong shaking for a few minutes
137.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was outside restaurant in Montego Bay on a deck about 3 stories high, adjoining the ocean. Tables, chairs, plates, drinks shook, rattled and moved.
Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
West Bay Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town, Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Grand Cayman / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
275.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Lasted 30-40 seconds Felt like a BIG o e!
Saint-Petersburg / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We just came up from snorkeling at Shotts Beach in Grand Cayman and we were drying off when all the sudden the entire earth started shaking! It was terrifying! Glad everyone is safe.
Boston / not felt : Why do people thousands of miles away send in reports of not feeling anything? Mental cases.
1891.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Manati PR (1295.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was at the office. Seated. Felt dizzy and movement. (reported through our app)
walkers Road, George Town, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Close to the hospital Four way in George Town, Grand Cayman. Lasted about 2 minutes. Water was shooting up through the drain on the side of the road the light post and building swaying from side to side. Terrible experience.
Citrus Park (NW Tampa) FL USA (1038.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Usually aware of earthquake from living in Anchorage, Alaska. Sorry to say, we did not feel anything here. (reported through our app)
7 mile / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Seemed to shake for a long time!
Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was talking with my family and then the table n bed began to shake things dropping off the shelves it was long too
Creek Cayman Brac (119.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
grand grand cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town, Grand Caymsn, Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Runaway Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt ground rocking as we sat on beach
George Town Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Scared bro. Might’ve mash up the coral n ting
Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico (1375.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shaking, people evacuated from office/restaurants buildings. (reported through our app)
308.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
258.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
907.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Feel no shaking
Cayman Brac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The ocean was calm, however, the tremor occurred and we could hear the vibration while we were inside the building, and when we went outside the ground was moving. Highly noticed when the water in the swimming pool was wavery.
Grand cayman west bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Montego Bay, Jamaica (138.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My desk and chair started to shake, first lightly then really hard, along with the light fixtures, the glass doors, and the glass wall at the front of the building was vibrating. When I got up I could feel the vibration in my feet. One of my coworkers who was outside said that the columns at the front of the building started to sway, the glass was rattling, and the concrete seat that she was on was shaking.
Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico (1375.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shaking, people evacuated from office/restaurants buildings. (reported through our app)
New Kingston / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hotel riu ochi rios / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt lots of small tremors
274.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Grand Cayman George Town / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was sitting in an office at school on the second floor. Suddenly the building started shaking, it was not scary to me. It lasted for about two minutes, my aim was to get the students calm and safe. While the building was shaking, I prayed and said in to God, not now Lord, not yet, Lord take control. I assisted the students and teachers and help to keep them calm. This is a wake up call for everyone to ensure that their standing is right with God. We all could die today. But God saved us. Is it
3251.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Redbay, George Town, Cayman Islands / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : 20 percent of the swimming pool water went out, severe shaking dunting about 2 min.
Kingston Ontario Canada (2770.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Local seismic meter picked up the quake KGNO from earthquake Canada site (reported through our app)
Cayman Brac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was snorkeling so I heard the earthquake. The sound of earth moving. It was deep and powerful and loud. Hard to describe but very cool. I didn’t know what the sounds were until later. My sister was sitting on the rocks next to the ocean and she didn’t feel anything. My mom was sleeping at home and the quake shook her awake. No damage at our home.
1777.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : eeee
3006 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Grand Cayman (275.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
George Town / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
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Playa del Carmen (878.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Trelawny (170.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
274.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Second floor of concrete house, felt like the whole house was sliding. Doors shut themselves - no damage or falling items discovered yet.
Vogue, Montego Bay, jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Lots of water came out of pool. Sewers were like blow holes blowing water up violently near hotel. Could not stand. Lasted about 60 seconds. Very strong shaking
831.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the 6.1 after shock at 4:45 pm. One quick strong (wave) sensation... only lasted about a second or two. We have had 5 after shocks so far, following the initial 7.7 quake at 2:10 pm. Reports are that several sink holes have opened up around the island. Lots of rattled nerves!
St. Andrew, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt as if someone was shaking the chair on which I was sitting . Furniture in the room was rocking.
cayman islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : it was crazy and it made me feel nauseous while standing up and walking was hard
Ocho Rios / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was laying down and everytbing started swayinc
3292.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : There's no way I could have felt this I'm in Baja Mexico. LOL (reported through our app)
275 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very intense shaking ,difficulties standing.About 20 inch of water blown out of pool.
267.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Molynes Road, Kingston / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Work at Bert's on Molynes road we were on the 3rd floor, the building began to shake very heard for more than 10 minutes. We had to evacuate to the parking lot
2522 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cayman islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
1326.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
George Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Heard water sloshing underground as was near a drain. Ground seemed to move in a wave like manner. Was unsettling.
Port Antonio (277.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cayman islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : In the caymans on seven mile beach we felt strong shaking parked cars moving and sewage manholes spraying up water for about 30 seconds to 1 minute at 2pm its is now 530pm and just felt a small aftershock for about 10secs.
George Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My office was extremely shaky, we felt dizzy... update we just felt a tremor
Georgetown Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
DeLeon Springs, FL. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt a slight rumble... similar to what we feel when the Navy is using the bombing range near our house.
111.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 20-30 seconds
Lake Mary FL, / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman (275.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
4167.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : In parked car. Car shook uncontrollably for 10-15 seconds.
Montego bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
126.1 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight tremor...steady increase to a decent enough shake to get everyone running.
Havana (549.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Port Antonio Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shake gave a dizzy feeling similar to when youre on the sea and the weather is not too good
NORTH MIAMI / not felt
Sheffield / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Spanish Town, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping when it started, but i've been feeling a few minor tremors for a few weeks now and so i took it for nothing, until my bed started jumping, and i immediatedly hopped off and got under it. It lasted for quite a while. I thought it was over, but my padlock on the gate was still shaking.
Montego Bay Jamaica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Montego Bay Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cross Roads, Kingston / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Papine Jamaica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
886.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
2070.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cayman islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ground shaked
Cross Roads / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was at my desk in the middle of sending an email when I felt a slight vibration, I sat still wondering if it was an earthquake, then it got stronger, I ran out into the corridor at which time I saw other persons coming from the canteen. We then evacuated the building.
Montego Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard the rumbling and original thought it was a heavy duty vehicle passing downstairs my three storey apartment .I then start to hear shaking on the third floor and when it gets harder I start feeling it on the second floor.I was there holding my breath that it doesn't gets stronger.
Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pool water with waves and the ground was shaking . Very scary
puerto plta / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Beecher, Illinois (2584.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : My Animals must of felt something. They are acting very strange. (reported through our app)
274.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davie, FL / not felt
West end of Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were inside a recently built concrete residential structure on the first floor. At 2:10pm on 1/28/2020, Floor and bed started shaking and we heard a loud sound and rushed to the exit. Total time 30-45 seconds. There was a good sized swimming pool that emptied some water but no visible damage anywhere. Power and communications ok.
cross road kingston jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : felt the desk on the buiding shaking thouhgt my mind playing tricks on me. then it went on for a while i realized it was an earthquake longest earthquake i ever felt
Cancun / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : For about 20-30 seconds ( on 4th floor)
Camana Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Initially sounded like drilling however the sound intensified as the ground started shaking and the rumbling intensified; felt like it was a few minutes
2 Halifax Avenue, Kingston 6. / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (273.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Was on the second floor and I felt the place vibrating then the ceiling lights started to sway. I saw everyone looking at each other trying to confirm if we all felt the same thing. Started to lose balance as we all rushed downstairs to outside and the buildings all around were swaying. Took a good 5 mins to feel as if I was standing straight up again. It was so scary! not a good feeling!
252.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
West Bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was in Foster West bay. Items falling off people running and shaking Couldnt walk or move has to hold on a shelve. Someone passed out during the skake.
Pineapple, Ocho Rios, St.Ann Jamaica (201.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico (1146.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Working at a 6th floor, moderate shaking, earthquaks are not usual in this city. Must felt in high buildings.
Daytona Beach Shores,Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Daytona Beach Shores Florida.Felt my chair sway from side to side with Vertigo for a few seconds
Cape Coral, FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like a big truck driving by house.
2415 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
In the Grand Court in Georgetown / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Prolonged and quite intense shaking of well built concrete building with prolonged aftershocks once evacuated in road outside. Some holes opened up in local roads and gardens with water mains burst. Mild panic felt by some
Venting in two locations in the near-shore Replenishment Zone; water yet to fully clear two hours hence.... (public domain)Evidence of the "lateral" movement (public domain)
883.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On 3rd of house. Light movement back and forth less than 2 seconds
Marriott West Bay Road - Seven Mile Beach / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
West Palm Beach, Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the shaking and thought it was the train passing but it wasn't the train. Only a few of us on the 4th floor of our office building felt it.
Jamaica, Savanna-la-mar / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Grand Cayman, West Bay Road / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Small brief aftershock at approx 4.01 pm
Grand Cayman (262.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Queen's Hwy., Eastern Districts, Grand Cayman (246.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I believe more horizontal than vertical movement. Pool evacuated three inches of water whereas neighbour's out-of-ground pool lost 18 inches. Venting (gas/water?) in two areas immediately off the beach line in the sandy areas of the Replenishment Zone; sea still not clear two hours later.
George Town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I noticed a strong shaking sensation and realized quickly it was an earthquake. It very quickly changed from a harsh shaking feeling to a feeling as if my house was on top of a wave all of a sudden. I could feel the ground below me rising and then moving back down. It truly felt like I was on a big boat in big waves. It lasted maybe a minute or two.
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
283.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was in fourth floor building next to the lagoon.
Panama (1217.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
George Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : building was immediately evacuated and as we went outside we saw water shooting up from the drains and after water and mud had spilled out for a few mins, causing the road to rupture and two sink holes appeared
Grantham, Clarendon / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Things fell off the furniture. The freezer door on the refrigerator flew open. Other doors flew open. The sound was awful and it lasted long.
259.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Pt maria st mary heard rumbling then the room star / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Negril, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montego Bay (266.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was a huge shake. Was at the desk when I felt a light shaking at first then it intensified and last for about two minutes. It was a scary experience
Grand Cayman (259.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 4:00 and I just felt another tremor.
100 Biscayne Blvd. / Light shaking (MMI IV)
1507.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lasted one minute
Negril Jamaica / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : My husband Graham Fieldhouse and I Dorothy Wilks-Fieldhouse was sitting in a restaurant Matthew's in negril about 1:45 we only went because my friends son Brian Wallace offered to take us for lunch as we in the Riu Tropical palace negri.the seat began to shake frantically so I thought it was my husband shaking the bench and said this feels like an earthquake he jumped up and said yes it does! We all dashed outside very scared along with the rest of people in the restaurant then we jumped in the
Playa del Carmen Mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My RV moved
Sarasota, FL (951.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was working in my back yard when I noticed the water going back and forth in my pool sloshing from end to end.
Freeport Montego Bay, St. James / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Computers, TV and furniture shook for a long time.
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Not felt, all okey, big thanks your all my dear friends. Please stay sayf all my dear friends. WOW Very Strong effect Magnitude of the; 7.7 Depth; 10.0km O.M.G.))),!!!
Couples Negril / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sitting in my beach chair and it started rocking and I saw it moving
Kingston, Jamaica (314.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
New Kingston, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Emerald Beach, south sound, grand cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First time ever and, hopefully, last time. 2nd floor apartment, heard a big crack, rushed to door and stumbled down two flights of stairs ....everything was swaying....other tenants also running outside......really scary.....checking apt after for damage found upstairs bedroom window crashed down.
North Fort Myers, Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Spanish Town, Jamaica (279.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
New Kingston Jamaica / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
United state / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
East end Grand Cayman, Morritts Resort / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting by the pool. Ground started to shake as if heavy equipment was very close. Increased in intensity difficulty standing, water sloshing out of pool
Greenville, SC / not felt
Playa Del Carmen (877.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : We felt the buliding swaying while sitting on the couch. We are on the 2nd floor one block from the beach.
Montego Bay Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grand Cayman (275 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
New Kingston, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town, Grand Cayman (276.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Building was swaying. Everyone indoors would have felt. Objects falling from shelves. No windows broken on observation. Several sink holes appeared around Grand Cayman (George Town, West Bay, South Sound)
101.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
675.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in my condo and the building was swaying lamps were swinging and we're door and the blinds it was very odd for Miami Brickell.
Chipley (1416 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very very light shaking, almost imperceptible. Did not last long. (reported through our app)
Grand Cayman - Grandview / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rumbling noise first (thought it was the construction nearby), building started shaking, felt like walking on a boat, items falling out of the closets, doors moving, waves in the pool around two to three feet, water running out of the pool
Jacksonville, Florida (1273.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Didn't feel or notice anything. (reported through our app)
St. Andrew Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
2250.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
cayman islands / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Miami fl (724.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Spotts Beach (268.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were on Spotts Beach. At first we thought a loud truck drove by causing the ground to shake but the shaking did not stop for a few minutes. We felt nauseous and couldn’t stand up. Once we realized it was an earthquake we went for higher ground but did see a large wave come in. It was so scary.
Grand cayman, seven mile beach / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Montego bay St. James Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Montego bay Blue water Resort made our 9 story building shake
Hallandale Beach, Florida (744.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light shaking
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
347.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
266.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Montego Bay, JAMAICA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Boca Raton, FL (789.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cemetery beach Cayman islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : We were on the beach. People started screaming and panicking. Serval people lost their balance and fell. Shortly after we were told to leave the beach due to tsunami warning
Georgetown Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Was in office, felt dizzy slightly before shaking. Ran out to parking lot. Was difficult to stand still. Electric poles swaying and materials fell off our shelving in the warehouse. My wife at home today said the kitchen drawers and door flew open. A lot of water spilled out of our pool.
4420.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Playa del Carmen, Mexico / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sofa I was sitting on shook fir about 15 secs
556.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
United kingdom / not felt : Not felt
274.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
GAND CAYMAN / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Sinkholes, shaking cars and buildings..extremely scary!
Decarteret / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Montego bay, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The initial shake came strong and lasted several minutes, then rolling lasted even longer - swimming pool sloshed water all over, the canal went from clear to cloudy with sediment rising and jellies dislodged. When first leaving the house the birds had just taken wing. -its startling.
Kingston, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On the 6th floor of the building. The building was swaying side to side.
Nassau, Bahamas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak shaking on 3rd floor office building by the ocean. Had to evacuate.
FORT LAUDERDALE, 33301 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt a gentle swaying on the 22nd floor of an office building.
Portmore St. Catherine Jamaica (371.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the shaking,notice all the items on my table literally moving.Got stronger by the seconds, lasted more like two mins.
Cancun / not felt : No issues in Cancun
Creek (110.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Heavy shaking. 15 to 20 seconds (reported through our app)
Wesley road mandeville manchester / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was a bit frightening as its the first from 1992 i felt this strong.was watching tv then i felt the sofa shaking then the building began to shake...it lasted for abt 3 -4 mins
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Port Antonio / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Little Caymen was under water, very loud and inten / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Little Caymen was under water, very loud and intense, first thought a huge ship was passing
George Town Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
West Bay and Georgetown KY / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Water flew out of the pool, pushing my sister-in law towards the shore and my husband was at work, heavy shaking which made him feel nauseous
268 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Teresita Fraga lo sintió en Ciego de Avila, y toda la ciudad también. Muy fuerte, se movió todo.
Kingston Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Georgetown cayman / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Caymans / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Savannah / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Contramaestre, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba (280.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Midland to / not felt
Montego Bay Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Vertical shake followed by prolonged longitudinal
Kingston / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was driving but saw many people running out of buildings...was told it lasted for 4 minutes and it was very strong
349.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Most people go outdoors, I felt a little shake with a movement of objects like monitors an lamps.
Manchester (248.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
135.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Fort Myers, Florida / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Margaritaville Resort Grand Cayman Island / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were sitting by the pool and felt the ground shake and heard rumbling. Then the pool water started to slosh out of the pool, so much so that it cashed my beach bag and shoes float away from me.
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very intense shaking ,difficulties standing.About 20 inch of water blown out of pool.
Boca Raton / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Grand Cayman, George Town, Winchester Road / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Savannah la Mar in Wesrmoreland, Jamaica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My mother, just called me from Jamaica. I live in Florida. She stated her house cement block build, was shaking back and forth and from side to side. She stated it was a very scary experience that lasted for only approximately 10-15 seconds.
Kingston / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Georgetown Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sewage blew road up from beneath
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (294.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : The ground shook quite strongly, pool water had waves and water was sloshed out of the pool. It was difficult to stand and walk, visible swaying of body while standing. It was the first earthquake I have ever experienced so nothing to compare it to, but it was strong.
Prospect, omega drive, bamboo street. (266.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I called around and my friend pictire frame and stiff fell especially off her roof top. Nothing fell down for me in my area. God is good. However, yhere are sink holes now in Cayman.
Montego Bay / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kingston (223.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Montego Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt vibration lightly in a cabana bed..thought hubby was tapping the side with his feet
Bodden Town, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Grand Cayman, West Bay Road / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were at home (concrete block single story house on concrete foundations). The shaking started gently and gradually strengthened with string side to side motion which created very large west to east waves approx 2 feet high in our swimming pool and splashed a total of about 6 inches of water out of our pool and over our garden. No structural damage observed. One small item fell off a table.
Jamaica, st. Elizabeth, newell / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lucrea / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt me shante rock more than normal jah bless we all safe everyone now puffing away like nothing happen me cat is spooked sat there giving me look of despair
Hopewell / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Belize city / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt a little shaking in Belize city
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Swimming pool had wave action sloshing over the sides
Canada / not felt
George Town (254.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
7 Mile Beach, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were outside. Heard a loud boom and felt the earth swaying, large objects were moving. Sewage sprayed up from sewer grates and blew the grate covers off off there holes. People ran out from the buildings. Water from the pool flooded downstairs rooms in the building.
99.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : On a cruise ship dock at Grand Cayman
grand cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Smith Road, George Town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud noise followed by moderate shaking. Water sloshing out of the storm/sewage drains in the parking lot. We all felt sudden dizziness.
Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very long, strong shaking..I'm rattled.
Creek Cayman Brac (110.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Heavy shaking. About 15 to 20 seconds (reported through our app)
Albion Mountain, St Mary, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kingston (267.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
George Town Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Iberostar grand rose hall jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Standing on our balcony on the 3rd floor. Felt the balcony shake and shake once again now shaking the doors. We looked at each other and said earthquake
Grand Cayman Marriott / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Jewel Paradise Cove. Montego Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
New Kingston Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My building was shaking side to side. I was so nervous.
Kingston Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mona,Kingston Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i felt shaking and heard rumbling
East End Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thought I was getting seasick after diving then the room started to move. Saw the boats outside swaying wildly, ran outside and saw half the pool emptying
Daytona Beach, Fl / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 10th floor business office
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My office building was swaying and shaking for over a minute. Was hard for us to walk/keep our balance.
Grand cayman / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Manchester, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
montego bay jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i was at work when the shaking started and then entire building started shaking so we had to EXIT
Juno Beach / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt the shake in my building in Juno Beach Florida.. among several other people.
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Daytona Beach shores,Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting in chair on 8th floor in condo, Very weak shaking back n forth.
Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Negril / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were in the lounge of the Ritz on 3rd floor, staff made us go outside on the balcony, had to hang on the hand rail. Then we were evacuated outside, the huge chandelier was swinging dangerously. After, we felt slightly dizzy like going off a boat.
Morritt’s Resort / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt indoors, about 1 minute, one object fell from a table. Friends outdoors felt it as well.
Portmore Jamaica (262 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I heard items rattling loudly and felt movement.
(Elderslie st.elizabeth) (406.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : very strong shaking at one point everything in the house seems to be going down
Prospect, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking that lasted for quite some time. Car alarms activated. Lots of water sloshing out of the pools. Dogs barking and people coming outside alarmed. No structural damage evident. No abnormal waves... yet.
Portmore, Jamaica (197.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Pasadora place / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
CAYMAN ISLANDS / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
I was in Barbican Jamaica, / not felt : Felt my chair shaking l think maybe 1 1/2 minute
George Town Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
May Pen, Jamaica / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Gentle shaking for as long as 1 minute
Close to Rum point Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were in Chisholm’s Grocery store when the earthquake hit on the north side of the island. We are visiting from Canada and this was a crazy experience. All the liquor bottles came crashing down just after we arrived.
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262.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Montego bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was a long shake
montego bay jamaice / Light shaking (MMI IV) : at work desk started shaking was bit frighten a bit dizzy after it stop
West palm beach, FL / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Inside, 2nd floor of building. Felt by all coworkers. Some items on walls swung lightly.
George Town, Grand Cayman next to Owen Roberts Int / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Myself and colleague were sitting in our office - Gentle lifting and falling motion at first that seemed to pause then rapidly increased in intensity - Lifting motion shifted to more of a side to side motion more rapid and intense - Cars and aircraft were observed rocking - No damage or harm to anything or persons in our area - We're seeing reports of at least two sink holes that have open up on a public roads - No aftershocks felt as yet
West Bay Lighthouse Point / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sitting in van and it was shaking then the building was swaying. Everyone moved from under the building
kingston, jamaica (298.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Savannah, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It lasted about a minute and started with a tiny amount of shaking and it got more and more. Several things fell over on my shelves or were knocked off. The water in our aquarium had waves in it
Jamaica. / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Marcus Garvey rd, shipping building.
Little cayman Beach Resort, Little Cauman south s / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Slow rumble coming in waves, like heavy trucks passing, about 7 seconds,then a rolling feeling and the water sloshed from the pool. Cabana bar not disrupted. No after shocks felt as of 15.11
Holguín / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Maryland, St. Andrew / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Pretty strong. The furniture was shaking.
Cayman Brac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My first earthquake, pretty alarming but no damage.
Georgetown Cayman (253.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The pool and around the hotel shook side to side like shaking a full glass of water. Water poured out of the pool and washed our pool chairs over the sea wall fence. We were in a restaurant 30 feet from the pool and water poured through the restaurant. Everyone is on the top 3 floors waiting on the water to come.
San Pedro, Belize / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cayman Islands (257.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
West bay grand cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kingston / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It a light prolonged shaking. It went on for some time.
274.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
St. Andrew, Jamaica / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kingston jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Camana Bay, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Mandeville / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand cayman, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Cayman Brac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in class and we all saw the Smart Board begin shaking. Confused, we went under our desks then ran outside. The fire hydrant went up and down and we were all pretty shaken up.
Puerto Morelos Quintana Roo mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Nothing else to report live on 4 th floor my building shake for about 10 seconds stopped and started again for a few more seconds
Treadways / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Longest and strongest earthquake ever felt
Ocho Rios, Jamaica / not felt : I didn't feel it, but someone in the next room felt it and saw the fan tremble across her room.
Montego bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very frightening for my first experience of suck a long quake. Shook more than just the houses,shook my nerve too!
Georgetown Crand cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Georgetown Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Aruba / not felt : Did not feel the earthquake
Miami / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
145.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
1333.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Miami Beach FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
playa del carmen, mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Negril ja about 25 miles west of Lucea / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We are in Negril ja. The hanging lights in our house were swinging for about 3 min.
Manchester jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lake Mary, Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My chair seat moved 3 times and I experienced a bad earache too.
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Negril Jamaica (239 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Negril on the seven mile beach in front of the NEG / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting on the beach and and you could feel the beach chair moving. Very strange sensation. Another gentleman said he was in his roof and his table moved and he was quite worried.
Miami brickell (657.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 14th floor of building was swaying slightly
Downtown Miami, Florida (708.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Governor's Creek on Grand Cayman island / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We are on a sailboat. I felt a shudder going through the boat, then a vibration I had not felt on our boat before. We ran out onto the deck to see what was going on. Nothing visually happening around us. We are anchored in the middle of a sheltered bay.
St. Ann, South East / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was leaning against a wall and I felt it vibrating. Shortly after someone sitting on chair felt it vibrating. Other persons in the surrounding starting asking each other if they felt the shaking.
Negril Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Freeport Montego Bay / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Grand cayman Island / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Montego Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was lay on dumbed at Montego Bay beach and felt ground shaking and a feeling of someone shaking my sun lounger
Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Jamaica(indoors) Felt the quake for 1 whole min it started off very dull then intensify.it was very scary as power lines shake and objects started to vibrate .. But some peeeps outdoors never felt a thing when asked about it.
Kingston Jamaica (288.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Miami brickell 33131 / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I work in an office building on Brickell in Miami on the 32nd floor. Everyone felt it. We started looking at each other, puzzled, but once we confirmed that everyone felt the building sway, and it wasn’t the wind, we started making our way to the ground floor.
Kingston, Jamaica (311.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
St. Andrew, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was scary because it felt long, and we could see a fee shelves shaking...we ran outside just to be safe
Molynes b road Kingston / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was in the kitchen talking with a friend when I felt the place started shaking, the shaking lasted for more than a minute.
north miami beach / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dominican republic / not felt
Bodden town (132.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We couldn’t stand up we had to hold on to something while the houses and ground was shaking.
Kingston / Light shaking (MMI IV)
384.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt shaking on 2nd floor of our building for about 15 seconds and noticed monitor on the table moving for about 45 seconds total. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay
Knapdale St Ann, I heard the rumbling,felt the be / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I heard a rumbling, saw the dresser and bed shaking. It was frightening
226.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hanover (143.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Cancun / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Papine(Kingston) JAMAICA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grand cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
montego bay freeport janaica. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i was at work when i felt the place shaking and light post seemed like they were about to fall, while everyone was fleeing from the building. however some ppl went home cause they couldnt contact thee loved ones.
Hartlepool / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Negril Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Playa del carmen / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Rosehall Montego Bay JAMAICA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It lasted for over a minute.
George Town Airport / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting by pool on Grand Cayman. 2ft waves formed in pool, tables fell over.
Breathless Montego Bay, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I am on the rooftop at Breathless in Jamaica and you felt the entire building shake back and forth. Like a train was approaching fast. It was crazy!
381.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Walkers Road, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was doing an exam, everything in the room was shaking and hard to walk straight. cars were shaking outside
Miami, FL / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Treasure beach, st Elizabeth / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a dock shake in treasure beach
2a ashenhiem road Kingston Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was at AL Thompson and the building was shaking quite a lot, people ran out to the parking lot as fast they could. Black liquid (oil?) was spurting up out of the manhole in the parking lot and vehicles were rocking back and forth for quite some time after. Terrifying.
Seven mile beach, George Town, Grand Cayman Island / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : We were on the 2nd floor by the beach. There was a rumbling and then the whole building was shaking and swaying. The water was coming out of the pool. We ran outside and the water was coming up from the sewers. The worst of it was for a minute but even up to 5mins after there was still a lot of swaying. People were running from buildings and congregating outside to wait out the aftershocks.
563.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I am in southwestern Haiti and felt it here!
George town, cayman islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My walls were shaking, glasses broken, animals freaking out. Doors shaking like somebody was trying to break in
South Sound Rd, Cayman Crossing, GC / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Water in pool was spilling out.
Miami Beach, FL 33139 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Georgetown, Grand Cayman islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It lasted a long time. I was inside my room. I lost my balance as I walked (weaving) to the slider. My partner was on the patio. I could see him and another person moving.
Playa del Carmen, México / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt mild shaking while laying in the bed.
Kingston, Jamaica (276.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The tremor continued for a long moment, bay be 30 seconds or more
720.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I work in the 15th floor of a building in Brickell, the whole floor was moving, the doors were creaking, and we had to evacuate the building. It was disorienting.
Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Newton Black River / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Black River
Montego Bay jamiaca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cayman Islands George Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was outside at the time playing a game of cards. All of a sudden the table starts to shake. I looked around to see if it was just me. It wasn’t. The school alarms started ringing loudly and a hoard of students burst through the doors. The ceilings above the gazebo shook vigorously. I tried to stand but I fell over. I couldn’t walk straight.. it was terrifying
Cross Roads, Kingston, Jamaica / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cayman airways admin / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
105.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
226.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted about 20 seconds
594.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mandeville Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bodden Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Miami Florida / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Montogo Bay. Jamaica. / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Stony Hill, Kingston JA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : “It lasted for a very long time”...reported for and quoted from cousin in Jamaica
Kingston 11 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
275.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : entire building was shaking violently
cancun (866.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : felt 2 diferent episodes 1 or 2 seconds apart
227.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Downtown Kingston / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Am located in the Digicel Head Office building in downtown Kingston and located on the 8th floor and our computer monitors were vibrating and overhead lighting fixtures all rocking and building swaying from side to side. But was a cool feeling though persons around looked terrified. No injuries and building has been inspected and we are now in queue to head back inside to complete work.
Miami, FLorida / Light shaking (MMI IV)
723.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Orange Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Surfside, FL 33154 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Boca Raton, FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cancun Mexico / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed was shaking for a while
Kingston, Jamaica. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt it in Kingston, Jamaica. It was moderate but very noticably long.
26 Rockwell Drive / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Miami (710.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kingston Jamaica, the place swayed for a couple mi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
142.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Bayamo, Granma, Cuba (243.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió el Sismo en Bayamo, Granma, Cuba.
157.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Savanna la mar / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Georgetown, Grand Cayman (275.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Grand cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
274.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kingston / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lilliput montego bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was cooking and heard the pots shaking
New Port Richey, FL (1057.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : holy shit I never knew I could feel earthquakes this far north in Florida. I thought I was having vertigo when it happened because I felt a subtle shift in the Earth, then got the alert in the News minutes later.
Sandy Bay Hanover Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I am in Sandy Bay, Hanover Jamaica, on a property about 300 ft above sea level. The tremor felt to me like 3 minutes long, even though it had to be less. The low steady rumble of the earth, the vibrations in the building, and then an eventual swaying, like the earth settling into place...it was for all the folks who work where I work, a very frightening experience, but thankfully, no damage at all, to people or to property.
Puerto Morelos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Seven mile beach grand cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Ft Lauderdale Florida zip 33305 (39.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Like hammock where I was seat and the flowers in a vase balancing
St. Elizabeth, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Belize City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
273.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted quite a while. Longest earthquake I have felt.
Kingston / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I have never felt an earthquake that lasted this long. I was outside when I heard saw things shaking and heard rattling on the inside. I was talking to my mom and she felt it in St. Catherine before I did. I knew it was big I was confused as to what to do even though I know the drills but in my head was trying to figure if I should go under the bed or stand in the doorway if it got worst.
Westmoreland, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : thought it wouldn’t end
Kingston jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puerto Aventuras MX / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was getting a blowjob.. it was awesome
Downtown Fort Lauderdale, 15th fl of the Kemet bui / not felt : Our window blinds started swaying. Lasted about 2 mins
Mount Pleasand, West Bay, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Water surging out of pool and into house. Initially, didn't connect the movement with an earthquake. At first thought something was wrong with me. Rhythmic movement, not sharp shaking.
Fort Lauderdale, FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 5th floor of building, blinds started swaying
El Caney Cuba (316.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kingston, Jamaica (298 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In an office situated on the ground floor of a building located on North Street, Kingston. We heard the rumbling, felt the shaking and saw the cabinets shaking. 1st, some of us stood under the door jam and others proceeded to go under the desks (which is made of bagas board - not safe). Most, if not all of the staff members in the building, ran outside in the assembly point and waited until we were told that we could go back inside.
Bodden town (267.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kingston jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : We were sitting by our pool and waves started forming in the water and sloshed out a lot of the water out of the pool, about 3-4 inches of water. I had difficulty standing and was swaying about.
MONTEGO FREEPORT, MONTEGO BAY (137.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Brickell, Miami, FL / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 25th floor of a highrise, biulding swinging, beams shaking, heard breaking noises, we thought something might have hit the building. Felt dizzy.
00612 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Red Bay, Georgetown / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Rain and sewage drains overflowed during underground shaking
Mandeville / Light shaking (MMI IV) : So scary. I thought it would not stop...lasted over a minute
Seven Mile Beach (274.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town, Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
West bay Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : All my glass started shaking and felt serious vertigo. And the house started shaking . I grabbed my phone and turned stove off and flew out of the house. All the neighbors came out.
Sevierville Tennessee / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
683.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kingston Jamaica airport / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sitting in the Kingston International airport and I felt the building shaking!! I was trying to figure out what it was.
Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Guantánamo bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zoetry resort, Montego Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : In third floor condo. At first sounded like heavy truck shaking the building. Then everything started shaking strongly. Everyone ran out of units seeking info. Looked for cracks in buildings but did not see any.
Cancun , mexico / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke us up from a nap
West bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ocho Rios Jamaica / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Beach Bay Cayman Islands (264.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cayman island / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Super scared
St.Elizabeth Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Habana / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kingston, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kingston / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : felt the house shake, the windows and walls vibrated for what felt like over 20 seconds.
BOCA RATON, FL 33431 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Montego Bay (141.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sounded like a jet overhead. Shaking of ground and rattling of bottles on shelf. Lasted 10-15 seconds.
2510.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Montego Bay Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very strong movement for around 10 seconds
York Castle High School, Brown's Town, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
726.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
184.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was at the luxury Bahia Principe, Runaway Bay Jamaica, in building 25, 4th floor. I was on the deck and could see and feel the building swaying. No real shaking noted, just clear and obvious swaying of the building.
Orlando Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like the building was shaking in Orlando Florida.
St. Andrew, Jamaica (253.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt as if I was on a boat but rocking in a gentle circular motion
Georgetown Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Driving along Georgetown I stopped because I thought I was very dizzy. It was the earthquake everyone felt it
Kingston, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pool water with waves and the ground was shaking . Very scary
135.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wow-all of a sudden there were waves in our pool at Sandals Montego Bay!
Playa Del Carmen, MX / Weak shaking (MMI III) : On the 4th floor of 6story building. Felt that couch shake and felt dizzy. Noticed the lamp shades all shaking. Lasted about 2-3 minutes.
caymen / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
eastwood park road (259.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : thought it was a truck passing but then i noticed the shaking lasted more than a few seconds...could hear very light rumbling sounds.
Lake Mary, FL (1070.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : in our 4th floor office building we felt 2 very short "burst" of light shaking...most of us though we were experiencing vertigo, etc. but when we realized we all felt it, we evacuated.
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
258.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Georgetown Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Oklahoma City / not felt
Miami / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Negril / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
77580 Puerto Morelos Mexiko / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
George town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Black River St. Elizabeth Jamaica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : the shaking was heavy and long. Felt the building shaking and swaying
Kingston (266.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt office building shaking for about 30 seconds
Saint Andrew / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A pot fell down in the kitchen and then the glass cupboards were chasing as well.
276.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
680.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
cayman islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
33131 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in an office on the 12th floor of an office building in Brickell (Miami, FL)...window blinds shook for about 20 seconds. Evacuation of buildings outside
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60 miles south of caymen Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was on an oceanographic research ship 60 miles south of Grand Caymen Island, in 5,000 meters of water. We experienced heavy shaking. We thought the ship was maneuvering, but the water was oily smooth.
Westin... felt it / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Fort Charles, St. Elizabeth’s,Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
KINGSTON (305.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Office plant on cabinet was swaying for over a minute. Felt disoriented - like a heavy duty vehicle making building shake. Work by the sea side...tsunami? Extremely happy that none of the countries were directly impacted. All shook up :)
Miami,Fl / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Miami fl / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Guantanamo, Cuba / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in bed and felt the bed shake once at first I thought was a heavy vehicle on the near by road, when I felt it the second time I realised that it was definitely an earthquake
Georgetown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Spanish town jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand cayman (275.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Fosters grocery store georgetown caymans / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Products fell from shelves.....strong shaking for 30 sec continued shaking for additional 2 minutes
Portmore / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was at work when I felt it. I ran for the door jam then under the desk. Then the alarm sounded and everyone evacuated the building. The shaking lasted for about a minute but it was very strong shaking
Sunny Isles / Weak shaking (MMI III) : felt swaying and I thought I was dizzy
Georgetown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Miami / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We could hear our highrise building creak (on the 42 floor).
Delray Beach / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Jamaica St. Ann / Light shaking (MMI IV)
kingston 5 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The longest earthquake I ever felt!!!
Ocho Rios, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like the house was gently bouncing.
George Town, Grand Cayman (276 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Nassau Bahamas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cayman islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cayman Islands George Town Portland Port Authori (273.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kingston, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I am located on the 4th floor of an office building; great numbers of gasping and scared by the length of shaking and nervous for something more; many hid under the desk. Really felt like for 3-5minutes
Cross Road, Kingston 5 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting at my desk in the Registry. The building, bottles, desks, ceiling and office machines were shaking
9130 south Dadeland blvd / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We felt dizzy and o nexts shaked
Papine, St Andrew Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Tremor lasted a good 4 or more minutes
266.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Spanish Town Road, Kingston (281.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
West Bay cayman islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Brickles up in Miami / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We was told to Evacuate
Indianapolis indiana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I work for a precision specialty gas facility and our scales have been fluctuating since about 15 mins after the earthquake hit in Jamaica
Old harbour / Light shaking (MMI IV)
George Town / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
ocho rios / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Belize City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Did not last long only a few seconds.
Negril, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Camana Bay, George town / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kingston, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : TV was rocking left and right, longest earthquake I've ever felt. Nothing was knocked over, cat was alarmed.
Kingston, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was at my workplace talking and stopped mid-sentence a dialogue with my co-worker. I asked them if they were feeling that shake. They looked at me like I was crazy, but then they saw my chair swinging like George of the Jungle.
Santiago de Cuba (300.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cayman islands savanna / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was terrified and my legs were shaking. At first it was light but increased strength
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Caused quite a scare. Loud drilling/ vibrating sound could be heard from the second floor. Rails and light fixtures could be seen shaking
JAMAICA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Georgetown, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
santiago de cuba, hospital infantil sur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
George Town Cayman Islands (275.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt like we were in a motion simulator in our office. There was a rumble all around and it was difficult to walk. Then we heard a crash above us and ran out of the building to find many other office folk outside.
Miami, FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Top floors of our building (701 Brickell Ave) shook and as a precaution the entire building was evacuated. Currently still outside.
Belize / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Spanish Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : at first i thought it was a forklift or someone doing construction in the building..but then the floor started moving beneath my feet, my desk chair was moving back and forth, my laptop and monitors were shaking...and everyone around me was aware of what was happening. i could feel the building moving, so i went under my desk and started contacting my loved ones. very scary...it lasted what seemed to be forever..i've felt earthquakes before but not this long.
kingston, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
kingston / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kingston Jamaica (256.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The ground shook mildly and rumbled for what seemed like a very long time, may have just been a minute or two. It felt like a very large truck was passing by closely.
Black River, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bloody bay (127.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was walking so I Did not feel it however my husband did on the beach.
Georgetown Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Concrete balding felt rolling feeling, moved out of house animals alarmed, trees plants moving 30+ seconds of severe movement, followed by 3 + minutes of lesser motion
Cherry Drive Cherry gardens / Light shaking (MMI IV)
George Town, grand Cayman / Light shaking (MMI IV)
kingston jamaica (259.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Northeast Bay, Cayman Brac, cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sounded like a freight train was going down the street. The house shook for a good 5 minutes and the water in the pool was splashing out of it.
Department of Nursing, NCU / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
33128 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
George town grand Cayman (276.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
7 mile beach, Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Swaying, table shaking, pool sloshed over the sides.
CAYMAN ISLANDS / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Jahhhh monn'. meh crops and blood diamonds.
George Town Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Miami, 30th Floor of 1001 Brickell Bay Drive / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting down felt
George Town, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I'm in the Grand Cayman Ian resort. At second floor. The 2 TVs were jumping. All doors were opening. The dishes were moving. Nothing damaged.
Kendal hanover / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Jamaica, Mandeville, Manchester / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping, then woken up abruptly by the loud rattling. I felt the bed shaking, I could hear the windows rattling too. Stayed there was about 30 seconds then got up and felt the ground too. Immediately alerted my father and stood in between a doorpost.
Kingston, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My tv and computer monitors started shaking, I ran outside and so did y neighbors, I also heard the school behind my house being evacuated
I'm in white river, ocho rios, jamaica and I felt / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The metal shelves at work were vibrating and also the glass windows and other hanging items were swinging. Felt the strong vibration while sitting in an office chair. Feeling of dizziness too. The earthquake Lasted about a minute and few seconds
Negril Jamaica. / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Manchester, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
South Sound Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Montego bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shook
George Town Airport / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We had just landed at the airport and the plane started shaking.
551.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
boca raton, fl 33432 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
244.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
KINGSTON / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montego Bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Westin, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
jamaica, kingston / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pompano Beach, FL 1850 S Ocean Blvd USA / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Westin Hotel, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Camana Bay, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : On the 2nd floor of an office building and the entire complex was shaking and swaying, very unpleasant experience I hope not to have to go through again
Miami (672.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Miami,FL / not felt : I work in downtown miami on the 37th floor of a high rise building and we didn't feel shaking but we heard beams flexing inside the drywall and the curtain strings moving about 3-4" each side
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lucea, Hanover, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
kingston, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Danks Savoy Clarendon / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kingston airport / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Here at Norman Manley airport it felt like someone shaking the long bench seat I was sitting on. I thought it was a super heavy plane going by. Lasted steadily for a minute
Kingston, Jamaica (291.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Falmouth Trelawny Jamaica (198.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
kingston Jamaica, Constant SPing Road / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
GEORGE TOWN / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
697.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Forsythe avenue (240.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very strong shake
downtown miami (708.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting in my office in downtown Miami, on the 31st floor when i started swaying, saw the lights in my office swaying. This happened at the same time the earthquake hit. Others in buildings close by reported the same.
spanish Town, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Portmore / not felt
Hideaway at Royalton Negril / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Negril, Jamaica (Royalton)
Goerge Toen / Light shaking (MMI IV)
726.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt office building swaying on 4th floor.
Heroes Circle, Kingston, Jamaica / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cayman airport / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Just boarded Delta flight from Georgetown Cayman to Atlanta. Swaying back and forth, despite wheels blocked; passengers thought it was high wind; captain announced it was an earthquake.
Negril / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Jamaica, Negril
Saint Andrew / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Georgetown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Montego bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it
George Town, Grand Cayman (274.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Whole house shook from side to side for pretty much a full minute. Loud rumble noise like loud excavator prior to shaking and house continued to sway afterwards. Kitchen draws opened, doors swung open.
grand cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Negril / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Negril beach lots of shaking Water in pool forced out lasted 2 minutes
kingston / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
St. Petersburg, FL (1010.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : We felt our office building swaying.
Bloddy bay, negril. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was walking to the beach in Negril, did not feel it. My husband however was Sitting in a beach chair at the beach and thought I was shaking his chair. People at the gift shop said stuff was rattling and some fell over. Lasted about a minute.
Belize / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
274 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
kingston, jamaica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Stake bsy csyman brac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Startling. Glad to find it was an earthquake rather than an explosion. We and all the neighbors ran outside for safety.
262.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Negril (190.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : On beach and. Could feel earth moving/shaking
Kingston / Light shaking (MMI IV)
590.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
246 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : longest i've ever felt
Montego Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ocho Rios / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Jamaica Inn, St Ann’s / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : We were having lunch on our verandah and felt a light shaking at approximately 2:12pm.
Orange bay Jamaica (126.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Portmore / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ithe house was shaking I look out th3 window and my neighbor got up an run for the door to his house
Spalding Clarendon JWI / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Negril, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It started out as a wave n then turned to pulsing. It lasted about 30 seconds
Georgetown Grand Cayman Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Weak shaking (MMI III) : sitting on outside deck of restaurant. we all recognized as earthquake but did not notice glassware vibrating on the table. duration perhaps 60 seconds
kingston, jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lovers Leap St Elizabeth / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very heavy shaking strongest I've ever felt
Downtown Kingston / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
North side old man bay, grand cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Video ask [email protected]
Fort Lauderdale, FL / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Montego Bay Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Negril, Jamiaca. (133.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Girlfriend was sitting on the beach at 7 milebrach in Negril, Jamaica and said her chair was shaking hard.
1020.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Montego Bay. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pool was lapping in MoBay Jamaica. Could really feel it, but nothing falling off the shelves or walls.
Jamaica (268.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Rum Point, North Side, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
halfway tree / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
232.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Kingston, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was at work then i started to feel shaking and when i looked on the wall i saw the picture frame moving, the cabinet moving and the shaking just became stronger. Lasted about 30 seconds.
George Town grand cayman / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : The house was shaking, the seat I was sitting in was lopping all about, i jimped up & ran past the closet doors mirrors that were shaking & rattling. Overhead fans were too. I cud feel the whole housec swaying. I ran outside begging God for His mercies!!! Outside the ground was rolling like in an ocean!!! It was a rolling for a long time!! Like i wss standing on top of ocean swells!! (NB* We'd an earthquake shortly after Hurricane Ivan here in George Town , Grand cayman, u could feel these same
Bayamo, Granma Cuba / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hedo, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Table and chairs racking back and forth
Mandeville jamaica / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
MONTEGO bay Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Negril JAMAICA / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting by the pool. Shaking made walking difficult. Made people feel dizzy. Sloshed water out of the pool covering a several yard radius around it.
cienfuegos ,Cuba / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brian, Holguín, Cuba / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was very strong and long shake.
MELBOURNE / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Guantanamo Bay Cuba / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Building moved back and forth for 3 minutes
Montego Bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The longest and scariest earthquake I ever felt it lasted more than a minute and you could see things shaking in front of you
West Bay / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Portmore, Jamaica (253.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Seven mile beach, grand cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Santa Cruz Jamaica / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kingston / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Miami (Brickell Area) / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking - office lights started swinging. Some felt it, some did not.
Fort Lauderdale / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting at desk at work and felt floor and desk shake
logwood, jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kingston 10 (274.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lasted for about 1 minute
PORTMORE / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : FELT THE ENTIRE BED SHAKE
703.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : IGVN It is the most reliable platform
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
42 nelson quay, cayman / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Swaying for about 1 minute. lost about 2' of water out of my pool.
Georgetown grand cayman (257.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Miami / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was driving and thought that the tires had blown out as the vehicle was all over the place. Saw a couple of people looking shocked and holding each other then realised a quake.
Hayes, Clarendon, Jamaica (W.I.) / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was at my desk at work (trailer office). Felt a smooth rumbling underfoot, felt like my feet were being massaged.
Boca Raton, FL / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My computer monitors were shaking, the floor was bouncing a bit, and I experience light vertigo.
Hagley Park Rd. (323.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was sitting at my desk felt it shaking and moving. I sat down because i thought i was having dizzy spells so i held in to the desk. I realise after it was an earthquake. It was very lonh
Cayman island / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Downtown Miami, Florida NW 1st street and 1st aven / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman, Bodden Town / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
304.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Water slipped out of pool
Georgetown, Cayman Islands. Wyndham reef resort, e / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in the pool. A big guy had just dove in the water and thought it was him. After about 30 seconds the water didn’t stop and it was splashing outside of the pool and the ocean water was flooding up
Negril Jamaïque / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Afraid
George town Cayman islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
326.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cayman Brac Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Standing on the beach and lost my balance, nearly fell over completely. Thought I had horrible vertigo at first. Big wave came Up a minute or so later. Nearly a foot of water was shook out of the pool.
Kingston, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town Cayman Islands / Light shaking (MMI IV)
George Town (268.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Trees were shaking, the building was shaking, people complained of feeling dizzy during and a few minutes after. shocks were felt for at least 5 minutes
Dania Beach, fl 33004 / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was a softer shaking
184.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt shaking and swaying for about a minute or more outside
George Town , Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kingston Jamaica W.I. / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Miami, FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Boca Raton, FL / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grand Gayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
San Miguel de Cozumel / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt gentle shaking in bed. TV on wall shaking noticeably.
New Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The entire space was shaking for about a minute. No damages
Portmore, St. Catherine. Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was indoors and the ground and furniture were both shaking for about 1 minute.
Negril (377.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kingston 6 (262.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lasted about 25 seconds with noisy light fixtures and furnishings. Quite the shake though not the worst I've felt.
Manor Park, Kingston 8, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kingston, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Located on south end of George Town, Grand Cayman. Started as a rumble (as if a big truck were passing), followed by shaking for what felt like close to a minute. Trying to find out if any Tsunami alert was issued.
West Palm Beach, Florida / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the building was vibrating
Prospect Cayman islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puerto Morelos, MX Yucatan Penisula / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Montego Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
193.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : myłem se kurwa naczynia i spadła mi moja ulubiona misa, jebac disa kurwe zwisa
St Catherine / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Negril / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Pools lost lots of water.
271.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montego Bay (135.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hopewell / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Negril Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Experienced sudden shaking indoors- glasses rattled on tables, windows shook. Shaking ended after a few minutes.
Georgetown Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : We feel very strong shaking. Our house moving front and back.
Montero bay / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Boca Raton, FL / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting at my desk in my 5th-floor office and felt minor trembling.
puerto morelos Mexico / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cayman islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
George Town / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The sound of the earth like a jumbo jet crash landing.
Midland acres Bodden town / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : This is the biggest I ever felt every in the house shaking. I was in midland acres Bodden
Kansas City Missouri (2663.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Where I stay animals acting strange (reported through our app)
george town, cayman islnds / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Papine Kingston jamaica (252.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was the worst i have ever felt
Ocho Rios / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
South Church Street, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : 3rd floor of office building, shaking and swaying 3-5” to each side, very disturbing
Boca Raton, FL, US / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Manchester jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Caracas (1612.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Vibración leve duro varios segundos (reported through our app)
Miami, Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Grand cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Bustamante Hospital for Children / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Negril, Jamaica / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very light shaking. But noticeable and lasted for approximately 1 minute.
Georgetown, grand cayman, caymam islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I am taking a bath while it was shaking. At first i thought i am just losing my balance because i just raised my right foot to wash then suddenly the shaking became more stronger. Never felt stronger earthquake in my entire life with that one.
Stony Hill, St. Andrew, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
206.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Faculty of Law, The UWI, Mona, Kingston 6, Jamaica (264.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : There was a continuous, weak shaking of the building I was in. Nothing fell over but it was quite a long shaking.
George Town / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Falmouth / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
George Town Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It seemed to go for ages. The glasses and plates rattled but nothing broke. There were big waves in the swimming pool and it lost a foot of water
Negril Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Longwood, Florida / not felt : Heard a super loud boom followed by what sounded like a rumble. Didn't feel shaking, but it was heard. The sound travels fast.
Cancun (919.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Evacuated 3rd floor office building.
895.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
West Palm Beach, Florida / Weak shaking (MMI III) : lights swinging in building
Cancun Mexico / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt the room move and was swaying from side to side in my seat
Brian, Holguín, Cuba (325 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
PORTMORE (208.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Colliers beach cayman island / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The ground was rolling
3912.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I'm so scared
George Town, Grand Cayman (274.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Pell River, Hanover, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was washing dishes. Whole house shook, but no damage
Palmer's cross outside of May pen in Clarendon Jam / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Caguas PR (1345.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Runaway Bay Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
St. Ann / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In St. Ann. Building was shaking. Came outside and the car was shaking as well.
Hilton Rose hall / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town, Cayman Isands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
rum point grand caymen island's 8 / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : on vacation in the Cayman islands we are in rum point felt the earthquake shake the whole house and the pool water was splashing out of the pool
Cayman Brav / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
41 burlington ave, Kingston (288.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : the longest tremor felt to date
Norman Manley International Airport (266.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bahamas financial centre. Shirley and Charlotte st / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Brickell, Miami, Florida / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
West bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
SMB grand cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Runaway bay / Weak shaking (MMI III)
275.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puerto Morelos, Mexico (861.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bed vibration as I sat on it. (reported through our app)
st. catherine jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was seated and felt so dizzy, I thought I was getting sick then realizing that it was an earthquake.It was going for a very long extended time
Harbour View, Kingston, Jamaica (269.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking. Was sitting in my bed watching TV and felt slight shaking and watched the mattress dip and the bed shook for about 3-4 secs (reported through our app)
Montego Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bayamón (1328.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Grand Cayman / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Grand cayman. A good shake, rattled windows, blinds swayed, felt full sway.
Miami / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ocho Ríos, Jamaica (207.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Belize City, Belize / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Royaltons Montego Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in the shower first I kept thinking WTF are the ppl above me doing slamming the doors, then the hungers in my wardrobe started to click and clang and swing from side to side, then the whole building started to sway with cracking sounds ... horrible... ppl running outside from rooms, me included only in my towel (as not found any table to get under).
Westin hotel in Grand Caymans / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : All left the Westin in Grand Caymans. Ground shaking strongly for 30 seconds or so followed by less strong shaking for 2 minutes or so. Chandeliers shaking in lobby. Water rocking and overflowing in outdoor fountain.
cancun / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kingston / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Quite long shaking felt in kingston
Harbour View, St. Andrew / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Mild but long
George town, cayman islands / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
George Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Make me feel dizzy, difficult to walk as trying to reach the street outside water was coming up of manholes as fountains rather scary.
Mandeville, Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Lasted longer than I thought but it was my first time experiencing one. The building (which is a hospital) was shaking
Georgetown / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : In a plane AC 973 trying to leave for TO.
Negril Jamaica / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I'm at a resort in Negril we all felt it the pool was shaking
Manchester, Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : On the runway at Georgetown Airport Grand Cayman. Was boarding our Delta flight to Atlanta. The airplane was swaying left to right and forward/backwards. Had to hold on to seats... pilot cane on in a mi Ute or do and said it was an earthquake. Examined plane for damage, none noted... ready for takeoff. Fingers crossed
Mona (263.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Little cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ecchange, St. Mary (182.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in an upstairs bedroom and started hearing a rumbling sound. I was painting my toes and watching TV and had to stop. The men are working outside, painting and moving their tools around, so i was listening to figure out of they had come to this side of the house. They hadn’t and the perfume bottles on the dresser started to rattle. I dressed pause on the TV show and watched as the TV and perfume bottles shook. I looked out at the sea to make sure there wasn’t a tsunami coming wh
Green Acres Spanish Town St Catherine / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted reasonably long . Roof shook continuously . Was really frightening
Montego Bay Jamaica / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Chair at pool felt like someone was shaking it; lasted a couple seconds
270.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bodden Town / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kingston, Jamaica (277.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
George Town, Grand Cayman (272.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Could not walk without stumbling
Kingston / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1269.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
19 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
George Town, Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Students were shaken & some people fell.
Patricia Murphy. Hyatt Ziva Hotel Montego Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting in our sales conference the entire room began to shake - lights were moving and we then quickly excited.
Kingston / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Negril, jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guantanamo Bay (381.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light was shaking on my desk. Students felt table shaking.
old harbour, St. Catherine (245.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on a call in my office and I felt myself swaying to the right of my desk and the I felt myself shaking a bit then I looked at the plant which stood on the cabinet behind me and saw it shaking then I saw the picture frame shaking against the wall.
George Town Cayman Islands / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Morant bay, st. Thomas / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wow
Kingston Jamaica / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Montego Bay Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Montego Bay. 7th floor Royalrin
George Town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Portmore St. Catherine / Light shaking (MMI IV)
140.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
St.andrew, Jamaica (251.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was long. And very strong. Everything shook, it was terrible. (reported through our app)
belize city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Rose Hall Montego Bay Jamaica (142.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Fort Lauderdale / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Building shook for a few minutes. Nothing fell over, but a few people were concerned. Everyone appeared to feel it in the general area.
West Bay, Cayman Islands / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Our building was shaking, water splashing out of the pool.
Puerto Morelos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Georgetown, Grand cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lights were swinging back and forth
georgetown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Guantanamo City (384.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Iron Shore, St. James / Weak shaking (MMI III)
George Town, Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Palladium Resort / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
561.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
new kingston / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Huge backward and forward very strong waves coming out of the pool was outside hanging onto plumbing as the waves crashed towards me
Caymans (907.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
271 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Several items fell off my desk and my entire office park was alarmed. Several people evacuated into the car park.
Georgetown Grand cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The house started to shake and the light fixtures started to swing back and forth quite a bit.
Stony Hill Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Floor was shaking about 5 seconds . I felt a bit disy.
Guaynabo, Puerto rico / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
East End Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Swaying to and fro. Dining room chandelier swinging wildly. Water in pool slashing out.
Kethura street George Town / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Got disoriented for the time being
CAYMAN ISLANDS / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kingston, Jamaica (43 Duke Street) / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt the sway of the building, it lasted for over a minute and I observed the computer monitor swaying slightly. One co-worker decided to leave the room, one person positioned them-self in the door way and I remained alert to go under my desk if the worst ever happened.
san juan puerto rico / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Green island, hanover jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Coopers Pen, Trelawny / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Cayman / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pool water poured out of pool and the whole beach shook. Everyone panicked for a few minutes.
Spanish Town / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : really long duration
Georgetown, Cayman Islands (141.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Negril Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
George Town / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
1020.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Potsdam, St. Elizabeth Parish / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Excellence oyster Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
692.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Montego Bay Jamaica / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Negril Jamaica / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kingston Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Montego Bay (137.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
2417.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
260.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Tremor as I island was on a boat. Gently sway like rocking.
George Town Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
7 mile beach cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
West Bay, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was watching TV when the sofa started shaking then the entire apartment. I ran outside where it continued to shake for a few minutes. Very scary the concrete apartment we live in was sreaching and moving. The Cayman Islands
Negril / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
2207.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke me from my nap, wasn't sure what it was until I got an alert about the quake. I'm a light sleeper, it felt like a gentle rolling. (reported through our app)
Ponce Puerto Rico / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tillies cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Ritz Carlton 7 Mile Beach, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were outside near the Club Pool, large waves from the pool water caused flooding on the deck. Hotel staff all ran outside.
belize city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
4249.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kingston Jamaican (262.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand caymen / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Galan (1303.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
old harbour st. catherine / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Truman Bodden Sports Complex / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Negril / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cayman Islands / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Puerto Rico / not felt
West bay, Grand Cayman / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
I am in the rui montego bay hotel in montego and / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kingston, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Seemed to last for quite a while
Grand Cayman / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
St. Catherine Jamaica / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Belize City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Montego Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt at the beach in rose hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica.
402 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
142.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Negril / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : About 15 seconds
Kingston Jamaica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
274.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Montego Bay, Jamaica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Seven Mile beach / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Montego bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Grand Cayman / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic, 943 km E of epicenter) : Un fuerte mareo, que duró por un buen rato. (reported through EMSC)
Bodden Town (Cayman Islands, 254 km W of epicenter) : Scariest earthquake I ever felt (reported through EMSC)
Ciego de Ávila (Cuba, 274 km N of epicenter) : Quedé muy asustado (reported through EMSC)
(Cuba, 227 km NE of epicenter) : Se sintió muy largo (reported through EMSC)
Puebla (Mexico, 2031 km W of epicenter) : Casi nula percepcion (reported through EMSC)
San Carlos (Panama, 1216 km S of epicenter) : On the 21st floor felt building move in gently waves for 30 seconds. Dining room light and open door swayed several inches for this period. (reported through EMSC)
Palm Harbor (United States of America, 1037 km NW of epicenter) : Just felt a strange sensation while on my bed (reported through EMSC)
Fort Myers (United States of America, 856 km NW of epicenter) : Working on the 9th floor of a high rise I usually feel tremors radiating up from Cuba. This one lasted about 5 minutes. At ground level most people won’t feel it. (reported through EMSC)
Fort Lauderdale (United States of America, 755 km NW of epicenter) : hanging lamps swayed and Chandelier glass rattled together. Loud enough to observe swaying glass. (reported through EMSC)
Miami (United States of America, 727 km NW of epicenter) : Downtown Miami (reported through EMSC)
Islamorada (United States of America, 639 km NW of epicenter) : I didn't feel anything here in islamorada but miami did evacuate people in high buildings in downtown miami. Wierd. (reported through EMSC)
Havana (Cuba, 545 km NW of epicenter) : Strong (reported through EMSC)
Kingston (Jamaica, 278 km SE of epicenter) : Very light shake (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 256 km W of epicenter) : Awful experience. I was in my bedroom with my child. The door was swinging, the blind was banging against the window and the whole building shook for around 30 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 255 km W of epicenter) : Small 2 second tremor felt in GrandCayman miw (reported through EMSC)
Saint Ann's Bay (Jamaica, 213 km SE of epicenter) : I was the first to feel the shaking in my office and I then raised an alarm for everyone to take cover. (reported through EMSC)
Negril (Jamaica, 139 km SE of epicenter) : Felt as if the cliff tumbled. Low frequncy, 1Hz (reported through EMSC)
Playa (Puerto Rico, 1310 km E of epicenter) : Movimiento leve (reported through EMSC)
Caimital Alto (Puerto Rico, 1250 km E of epicenter) : Se sintio algo bien leve (reported through EMSC)
Othón P Blanco (Mexico, 990 km W of epicenter) : As I was laying on my bed I started to see how all the plants started to move and the bed moved it just felt really strange because the whole hotel was moving just a little bit and I could see the water in the glass moving. But normally this is not something that happens here (reported through EMSC)
Benito Juárez (Mexico, 845 km W of epicenter) : CANCUN 5TO 8 MINUTES AGO - SHORT HORIZONTAL SHAKY (reported through EMSC)
Kingston (Jamaica, 281 km SE of epicenter) : It lasted about 30 or 40 sec (reported through EMSC)
Kingston (Jamaica, 277 km SE of epicenter) : Significant. Roper’s from across KINGSTON. Lasted 15 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Kingston (Jamaica, 276 km SE of epicenter) : Long vibrations, furniture, lamps and mirrors shaking (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 256 km W of epicenter) : It went on for a very long time (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 256 km W of epicenter) : Felt it quite strong in GT Cayman (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 256 km W of epicenter) : Cayman Islands (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 256 km W of epicenter) : House shaking (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 256 km W of epicenter) : Cayman Islands (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Cayman Islands, 255 km W of epicenter) : Lasted about 3 minutes very strong tremor . Water gushing out of swimming pool and cistern. Grand Cayman (reported through EMSC)
North Side (Cayman Islands, 237 km W of epicenter) : Whole house was shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Jamaica, 214 km SE of epicenter) : Small tremor lasting about 15 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Negril (Jamaica, 139 km SE of epicenter) : Swimming pool water shaken out of pool, buildings shaking, pipes broken, people evacuated outside. (reported through EMSC)
Elgin Town (Jamaica, 134 km SE of epicenter) : Felt tremors (reported through EMSC)
Lucea (Jamaica, 134 km SE of epicenter) : Strong. Hope for no tsunami (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.7 quake: 124km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands), 28 Jan 2020 19:10

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (57 quakes):
  • 18 Sep 2020 06:56 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
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    271 km (168 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 08 Sep 2020 13:00 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
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    157 km (97 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 08 Sep 2020 08:05 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    161 km (100 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 07 Sep 2020 07:34 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
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    416 km (259 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Aug 2020 23:54 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    261 km (162 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Aug 2020 12:28 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    198 km (123 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 19:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Jul 2020 14:02 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
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    162 km (101 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jul 2020 18:08 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 20 Jun 2020 12:59 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    207 km (129 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 18 Jun 2020 16:09 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    241 km (150 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 14 Jun 2020 07:52 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    249 km (155 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 30 May 2020 11:15 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    242 km (151 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 23 May 2020 07:39 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    239 km (149 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 18 May 2020 10:36 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    234 km (145 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 18 May 2020 07:29 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    241 km (150 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - 124km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands) on Tuesday, 28 January 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Jan 2018 02:51
    | 7.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    3 years ago
    |
    548km / 340mi
    | North of Honduras
  • 04 Aug 1946 17:51
    | 7.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    74 years ago
    |
    1000km / 621mi
    | Dominican Republic Region
  • 28 May 2009 08:24
    | 7.3 |
    19km / 11.8mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    843km / 524mi
    | Offshore Honduras
  • 12 Jan 2010 21:53
    | 7.0 |
    13km / 8.1mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    660km / 410mi
    | Haiti Region
  • 12 Jan 2010 21:53
    | 7.0 |
    13km / 8.1mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    660km / 410mi
    | Haiti Region
  • 08 Aug 1946 13:28
    | 7.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    74 years ago
    |
    955km / 593mi
    | Dominican Republic Region
  • 21 Apr 1948 20:22
    | 6.9 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    73 years ago
    |
    960km / 597mi
    | Dominican Republic
  • 17 Mar 1926 11:53
    | 6.9 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    95 years ago
    |
    891km / 554mi
    | Caribbean Sea (Colombia)
  • 14 Dec 2004 23:20
    | 6.8 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    16 years ago
    |
    283km / 176mi
    | Cayman Islands Region
  • 25 May 1992 16:55
    | 6.8 |
    23km / 14mi
    |
    28 years ago
    |
    96km / 60mi
    | Cuba Region
  • Show all

Map of earlier quakes

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