But the quake was apparently so strong that tremors reached Miami. According to local news reports, several buildings in downtown Miami and Brickell have been evacuated as a safety precaution.
have responded to the scene.
Twitter users reported feeling the ground shake in areas across Miami-Dade. Brandon Orr, a meteorologist with Local 10, posted a video of a conference-room table vibrating in Aventura. And Telemundo producer Opy Morales noted there were evacuations in the Dadeland area.
Shaking from the 7.7 magnitude Caribbean Earthquake felt in high-rises as far north as Aventura, FL, just north of Miami.— Brandon Orr (@BrandonOrrWPLG) January 28, 2020
: Michael L. pic.twitter.com/Ln41irg33l
As of now, no roads have been closed in Miami as a result of the earthquake. A spokesperson for Miami International Airport says operations are running normally this afternoon.
En el area de Dadeland se registraron evacuaciones pic.twitter.com/J8sADLKv0v— Opy (@OpyMorales) January 28, 2020