Light earthquake rattles St Andrew, Jamaica

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake jolted sections of Kingston and St Andrew on Monday morning, August 3.

According to the Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies (UWI), the light tremor was recorded around 6:08 am, with an epicentre eight kilometres northwest of Penlyne Castle, St Andrew.

The quake had a focal depth of 7.8 kilometres and was reportedly felt in St Andrew and neighbouring Kingston.

No structural damages are injuries have been reported at this time.