At approximately 3:41 a.m., a magnitude 3.7 earth tremor was felt in northwestern Jamaica.
The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona reported the tremor having its epicentre at 33 kilometres north of Falmouth with a focal depth of 15 kilometres.
No damages were reported.
92 earthquakes were recorded in Jamaica in 2017. Seventy-five were near earthquakes and 79 were distant earthquakes coming from areas such as South America and other parts of the globe.
There has been an increase in the frequency of earthquakes in Jamaica and the rest of the region in the past few months.