CUBA: Another Small Earthquake 4.4 Richter Scale — 23rd Tremor Felt in 2010

Posted on April 13, 2010

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Tremor Felt in Eastern Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 13 (acn) The Cuban Civil Defense reported that a 4.4 earthquake in the
Richter scale took place near the southern coast of eastern Cuba, and was felt all over that
region.

The Cuban National Seismologic Service station network recorded the epicenter of the quake at
the 19.63 North, 76.65 West, some 35 kilometers (22 miles) southeast La Plata town, in
Santiago de Cuba, at a 10 kilometer depth.

There were reports of people feeling the tremor throughout the eastern region. This is the
23rd felt in 2010.

On March 20th a 5.6 earthquake struck this same area at about 14.00 hours, causing some
damages to housing and public facilities. There were no reports of injuries or deaths among
the population.

At the moment specialists with the Cuban national Seismologic Research Center are processing
the gathered data.

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