People wait outside in Miami after an earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday. (Getty Images)
People wait outside in Miami after an earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday. (Getty Images)

7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes between Jamaica and Cuba, one of the strongest on record in Caribbean

Minor shaking was felt as far north as Florida, while more moderate shaking was reported in Jamaica. Initial reports of damage from the region have been spotty.

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