Minor Earthquake in Eastern Cuba

HAVANA TIMES, March 10 — A 3.5 degrees magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was registered yesterday in the south of the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba, the Central Station of the National Seismological Service of Cuba reported. The quake was the second this year on the island. Since the earthquake in Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, the Cuban authorities decided to increase the information coverage and preparation for a possible earthquake, reported IPS.