Evidence of instrumental seismic data can be found in Cuba as early as the beginning of the twentieth century. The first Cuban seismological station was installed in 1907 by the Jesuits of Belén Observatory in Luyanó, Ciudad Havana and worked until the 1920's. The station was equipped with two Bosch-Omori-type seismometers recording on smoked paper (Cotilla, 1998). Some moderate earthquakes were recorded during that period but unfortunately the seismograms from those instruments were lost. The second station, Soroa (SOR), the first of the current seismograph network (Figure 1), began operation in 1964. It was located in...

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