Chaos after Chaos: Caribbean in Peril

On Tuesday, 1/28/20, a powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and Cuba at depth of 6.2 miles (10km). There were no immediate reports of casualties; however, the intensity forced Miami to issue temporary evacuations.

On Tuesday, 1/28/20, a powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and Cuba at depth of 6.2 miles (10km). There were no immediate reports of casualties; however, the intensity forced Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) to issue evacuation warnings.

The PTWC withdrew the warning a few hours later, citing that the tsunami wave risk had passed.

Although there were no reported casualties, Caribbean continues to face serious risk from natural hazards as environmental and human behavior continues to affect the planet.

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