A Lecturer in the Department of Physics at the University of West Indies, Dr. Victor Douse, says there’s a strong possibility that a very big earthquake could hit Jamaica sooner or later.

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Dr. Douse was speaking at an awareness session for stakeholders in the construction industry at the Bureau of Standards.

The material science expert says a fault map of Jamaica shows several faults across the country.

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He says inferior construction material will only contribute to buildings that are more susceptible to collapse if and when an earthquake should occur.

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