2004 Cayman Islands earthquake
|Date||December 14, 2004|
|Depth||10 km (6.2 mi)|
|Areas affected||Cayman Islands, Cuba, Mexico, Jamaica|
The 2004 Cayman Islands earthquake was a magnitude 6.8 ML earthquake that occurred on 14 December 2004. The epicenter of the earthquake was 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of George Town in the Cayman Islands, where minor damage to buildings was observed. The earthquake was also felt at Bodden Town and West Bay in the Cayman Islands, as well as being felt in parts of Cuba, at Cancun in Mexico and also at Kingston, Jamaica. The earthquake did not cause a tsunami; no fatalities or significant injuries were reported.
- "Magnitude 6.8 - CAYMAN ISLANDS REGION 2004 December 14 23:20:13 UTC". Significant Earthquakes. United States Geological Survey. 7 October 2010. Retrieved 2011-11-13.