In four days, Jamaica has been rocked by three earthquakes that were felt in several parishes across the island.
The first of the three occurred on Wednesday, August 26, at 7:28 a.m. The epicentre of the magnitude 4.8 quake was located at approximately eight miles east of Mile Gully in Manchester.
The following day, August 27, Jamaica again felt a tremor at about 6:55 p.m. That magnitude 3.9 quake was located approximately 8km south of Hope Bay, Portland.
On Saturday, August 29, the Earthquake Unit confirmed another one. The magnitude 3.1 tremor occurred at 1 a.m. The epicentre was located near Kitson Town, St Catherine, with a focal depth of 21km.