Tsunami waves are possible — ODPEM

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Tsunami waves are possible — ODPEM

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management has advised that tsunami waves reaching 0.3-1 metre, or no more than three feet of water, are possible this afternoon.

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook several Caribbean islands earlier today, and was felt in most of Jamaica.

The United States Geological Survey reports that the quake was 117km NW of Lucea.

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