9/16/11 (AEIN) A minor earthquake hit Granma province in Cuba early Tuesday. It had a magnitude of four and a half on the Richter scale. The quake occurred fifteen kilometers (9.3 miles) under the ground, according to state radio. No damage or injuries were reported.
People could feel vibration from the earthquake in several urban areas. State radio indicated that Cuban specialists were still processing the earthquake data as of late Thursday. Granma province is located in the southern part of eastern Cuba.
The quake was centered 107 kilometers or 67 miles southwest of Campechuela and 128 kilometers southwest of Manzanillo, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was also located 123 kilometers (77 miles) north of Montego Bay in Jamaica.
It was the eighth earthquake to occur in Cuba during 2011.