Magnitude 4.4 earthquake felt across six parishes locally Loop Jamaica

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The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies (UWI) has reported that a magnitude 4.4 earthquake was felt across some local parishes on Thursday evening.

The unit said the quake was felt at 7:13 pm with its epicentre being approximately five kilometres west of Hope Bay in Portland.

With a focal depth of 15.3 kilometres, the unit said the quake was reportedly felt across a number of parishes, including St Thomas, Portland, Kingston, St Andrew, St Catherine and Clarendon.

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