Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014

M 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico, 56 km N of Hatillo


Update 04:50 UTC
According to the National Weather Service in San Juan, no tsunami reports and no watches or warnings in effect for Puerto Rico.

M 6.5 very strong earthquake shakes Puerto Rico today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 56 km N of Hatillo and 96 km NW of San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was 7.7 miles deep.

No immediate damage or injuries have been reported from earthquake in Puerto Rico today.

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04:01 UTC (local time 2014-01-13 00:01 @ epicenter)

Shaking Intensity (MMI)
V (Moderate): San Sebastian
IV (Light): Comerio, Barceloneta, Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Corozal, Cidra and San Juan
III (Weak): Salvaleon de Higuey, La Romana, Hato Mayor del Rey and San Pedro de Macoris

Epicenter Location
56 km (35mi) N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico
58 km (36mi) NNE of Isabela, Puerto Rico
59 km (37mi) NNW of Arecibo, Puerto Rico
67 km (42mi) NNW of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
96 km (60mi) NW of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 12, 2014

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