Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica

Latest Earthquakes in Jamaica

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Jamaica. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 104 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
17 days ago
On 2024-05-02 01:02:44
18.25, -76.6087
94 km (58 mi) โ†— NE of Jamaica
M 4
10 km
5 months ago
On 2023-11-28 18:27:17
18.2158, -76.5913
96 km (59 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.8
14.7 km
6 months ago
On 2023-10-30 15:57:20
18.2091, -76.6051
94 km (58 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 5.4
10 km
7 months ago
On 2023-09-23 03:05:33
18.1703, -76.5981
95 km (59 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3
10 km
8 months ago
On 2023-09-22 00:31:12
18.1587, -76.6624
89 km (55 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 4.3
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-04-15 21:35:33
17.9151, -76.4973
112 km (69 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 4.6
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-08-26 12:28:09
18.2824, -77.346
16 km (10 mi) โ†— NE of Jamaica
M 4.5
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-07-13 14:02:06
18.4298, -77.6348
24 km (15 mi) โ†– NW of Jamaica
M 2.9
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-06-14 07:52:52
18.3045, -76.6785
86 km (54 mi) โ†— NE of Jamaica
M 4
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-05-14 21:03:33
18.1261, -76.5901
97 km (60 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-11-26 12:57:14
18.1876, -76.7512
79 km (49 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.1
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-08-22 11:45:16
18.3028, -76.9931
53 km (33 mi) โ†— NE of Jamaica
M 3.1
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-10-08 02:28:31
18.1823, -76.5671
98 km (61 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.4
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-16 18:46:55
18.2103, -76.9167
61 km (38 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.3
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-08-07 02:25:29
18.2408, -76.6943
85 km (52 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2.6
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-03-03 18:53:24
18.1781, -76.6163
93 km (58 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 4
14.19 km
7 years ago
On 2016-12-21 18:00:54
17.8973, -76.5084
111 km (69 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 4.3
10 km
8 years ago
On 2016-03-28 04:42:19
18.1615, -77.2831
24 km (15 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.7
15.16 km
10 years ago
On 2014-05-12 01:44:19
18.1441, -76.797
75 km (46 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.3
10 km
10 years ago
On 2013-12-21 15:37:09
18.2147, -78.1946
73 km (45 mi) โ†™ SW of Jamaica
M 4.1
13.29 km
10 years ago
On 2013-09-20 05:34:03
18.1196, -76.6067
95 km (59 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.2
16.48 km
10 years ago
On 2013-09-09 01:20:56
17.8412, -76.8911
78 km (48 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.2
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-02-10 11:10:10
18.233, -78.006
53 km (33 mi) โ†™ SW of Jamaica
M 3.9
7.4 km
13 years ago
On 2011-05-16 15:07:07
17.906, -77.917
58 km (36 mi) โ†™ SW of Jamaica
M 4.7
27.9 km
13 years ago
On 2011-05-06 09:29:21
18.058, -76.603
97 km (60 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 4.2
4.9 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-20 20:18:18
18.277, -76.511
104 km (64 mi) โ†— NE of Jamaica
M 2.5
39.8 km
15 years ago
On 2008-07-14 01:06:59
18.034, -76.775
80 km (49 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.9
16.1 km
15 years ago
On 2008-06-26 08:09:40
17.872, -76.451
118 km (73 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.4
16.5 km
18 years ago
On 2005-06-13 03:58:01
18.316, -77.443
9 km (5 mi) โ†‘ N of Jamaica
M 5.2
2.1 km
21 years ago
On 2003-05-15 01:58:14
18.525, -77.636
33 km (20 mi) โ†– NW of Jamaica
M 3.5
10 km
21 years ago
On 2003-01-30 15:13:52
18.1, -76.671
89 km (55 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.2
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 16:25:27
17.95, -76.584
102 km (63 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2.4
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 08:59:53
18.036, -76.671
90 km (56 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 3.7
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 08:58:20
17.982, -76.564
103 km (64 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 4.1
15 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 06:35:21
18.082, -76.607
96 km (59 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2
20 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 06:22:10
18.043, -76.528
105 km (65 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 4.5
33 km
24 years ago
On 2000-02-05 11:48:25
18.404, -77.454
17 km (11 mi) โ†‘ N of Jamaica
M 2.5
10 km
26 years ago
On 1998-04-18 02:23:41
18.225, -76.603
94 km (58 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 0
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-01-29 03:57:35
17.955, -76.677
92 km (57 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2.7
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-01-26 07:46:00
17.929, -76.699
91 km (57 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2.4
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-01-04 01:41:18
17.84, -77.204
55 km (34 mi) โ†˜ SE of Jamaica
M 2.3
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-01-02 23:21:00
17.931, -76.616
99 km (62 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2.2
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-01-02 03:02:42
17.934, -76.613
100 km (62 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2.8
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-01-01 10:38:02
18.292, -77.813
33 km (20 mi) โ† W of Jamaica
M 2.7
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-12-16 19:32:32
18.225, -77.703
21 km (13 mi) โ†™ SW of Jamaica
M 2.5
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-12-06 12:44:38
17.948, -77.667
37 km (23 mi) โ†“ S of Jamaica
M 3.2
20 km
28 years ago
On 1995-12-02 21:14:51
18.247, -77.786
30 km (18 mi) โ†™ SW of Jamaica
M 3.1
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-11-05 02:57:13
18.055, -77.562
22 km (14 mi) โ†“ S of Jamaica
M 2.6
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-11-03 18:09:16
18.108, -77.587
18 km (11 mi) โ†“ S of Jamaica
M 2.3
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-10-21 17:43:46
18.075, -76.992
57 km (35 mi) โ†’ E of Jamaica
M 2.4
10 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica

Jamaica is a country in Caribbean that has experienced a total of 104 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Jamaica 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Jamaica was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:12.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 1 0.84%
M 2 58 48.74%
M 3 28 23.53%
M 4 14 11.76%
M 5 4 3.36%
M 6 1 0.84%

Magnitude distribution for Jamaica was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:11.

When was the last earthquake in Jamaica?

The last earthquake in Jamaica was 17 days ago and struck 94 km (58 mi) โ†— NE from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Jamaica?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Jamaica was a 6.21 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 20.0 kilometers. It struck 4 km NNW of Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica or 68 km (42 mi) โ† W from the center of Jamaica, 67 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Jamaica?

In 2024, Jamaica has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 1.39 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Jamaica is struck by 0.12 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Jamaica

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.