Sunday, February 04, 2007

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits eastern Caribbean

MIAMI, Feb. 4 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake struck the eastern Caribbean on Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center.

The 6.1 magnitude earthquake occurred 74 miles (119 km) NNW of Montego Bay, Jamaica, and 98 miles (157 km) of Manzanillo, Cuba, the U.S. agency said.

The quake was felt in Jamaica and in Cuba, on the coast of the western province of Granma, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.
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