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UPDATE: Earthquake Unit confirms 4.6 magnitude quake

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 3:56 PM

The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona has confirmed that an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 affected mainly eastern parishes this afternoon.

It said the earthquake occurred about 1:47 p.m. with the epicentre recorded four kilometres east of Angels in St Catherine.

The tremor was felt mainly in Old Harbour, Portmore and Spanish Town in St Catherine, as well as Kingston and St Andrew, according to the Earthquake Unit.

However, callers to our newsroom from as far away as Clarendon and St Mary reported feeling the tremors.

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