An earthquake rocked Grand Cayman Tuesday afternoon, a Hazard Management Cayman Islands confirmed.
People close to the shore are advised to move away from the coast and evacuate vertically as a tsunami may have been generated, according to HMCI. The quake is believed to have originated 117 miles northwest of Lucea, Jamaica at a depth of just more than six miles, according to the United States Geological Survey. It’s believed to have measured 7.3 on the Richter Scale. It appears the quake has impacted local telephone service. The earthquake caused sewage system issues in George Town, according to multiple sources.