Jan 28, 2020 - Science

Jamaica struck by 7.7-magnitude quake

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck the northwest coast of Jamaica Tuesday, according the U.S. Geological Survey.

Be smart: The quake could spur tsunami waves as high as a meter along some coasts of Belize, Cuba, Hondura, Mexico, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.

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