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What's Causing The Recent Earthquakes In The Caribbean

There’s been a lot of seismic activity in the Caribbean this month. A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit Tuesday off the coasts of Jamaica, Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

This comes just three weeks after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Puerto Rico caused major damage to the island.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’ Dowd talks to Gavin Hayes, a USGS seismologist.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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