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PHOTOS: Earthquake damage in Jamaica over the years

Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2015 | 9:01 AM
1907: The elegantly designed Kingston Parish Church at the corner of King Street, near Parade, was ruined by earthquake. Photo courtesy of the National Library of Jamaica.
1957: The clock tower of the ancient St James Parish Church bears mute testimony of the severity of the earthquake as felt in Montego Bay and other western areas.
1907: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Duke Street, after the great earthquake struck Kingston.
1907: Croton Hotel, destroyed by the earthquake.
1957: Earthquake damage to Mount Carey Baptist Church, about a mile from Anchovy, St James, is shown here. Some dwellings in the area collapsed.
1907: Port Royal Street, looking towards the west, after the earthquake.
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The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management launches Earthquake Awareness Month today.



We have compiled a few photos from our archives of the damage left by earthquakes in Jamaica over the past century.



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