A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck Jamaica on Monday, October 30, 2023.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located about 2 miles (4 kilometers) west-northwest of Hope Bay, at a shallow depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers)

The earthquake caused heavy shaking in some areas, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

People were seen fleeing buildings in the capital city of Kingston as the earthquake struck.

The earthquake was a reminder of Jamaica's vulnerability to earthquakes. The island is located in a seismically active region, and has experienced several major earthquakes in the past.