Fri. Sep 25th, 2020

7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Off Coast of Jamaica

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake was reported about 80 miles off the northwest coast of Jamaica Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

People in Jamaica, in Cuba, on surrounding islands and as far away as Miami reported strong shaking.

Several buildings in Miami were evacuated as a result.

A tsunami warning was issued after the earthquake.

No information about injuries or damage was initially reported.

This is a developing story.

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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett Photographs are Courtesy: AP

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