HAVANA – A magnitude-4.6 earthquake rocked the western Cuban province of Matanzas, but no injuries or damage were reported, the National Seismology Center (CENAIS) said Sunday.
The temblor occurred around 11:41 pm Saturday and its epicenter was located about 45 kilometers (some 28 miles) northeast of the city of Matanzas at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).
Matanzas is about 100 kilometers (62 miles) east of Havana, Cuba’s capital.
The earthquake was felt in the resort city of Varadero and the nearby towns of Santa Martha and Camarioca.
Cuba registered 3,140 earthquakes between January and June, the CENAIS said, adding that only 11 of the quakes were felt by residents.