3.2 km from (0.2 miles), 2020-12-01 10:27:32 UTC 2020-12-02 12:14:43 UTC Buzz60. Epicenter at 17.944, -66.999 (3.2 miles), Today The collapsed wall of the ruins of an iconic landmark lighthouse is seen in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, 2020, after it was destroyed by an earthquake. at 14:20 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Santo Domingo A municipal building is damaged after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2020. People inspect damage and help to take merchandise out of a local store after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on Jan. 7, 2020 in Guánica, Puerto Rico. Epicenter at 17.948, -67.094 2020-12-02 17:33:46 UTC Guánica A police officer, wearing a protective face mask, walks past debris caused by a 5.4-magnitude earthquake in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on May 2, 2020. Epicenter at 17.863, -66.865 A police officer, wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, removes debris caused by a 5.4-magnitude … A house damaged by an earthquake is seen in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 15, 2020, after a powerful earthquake hit the island. 6.2 km from at 17:01 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: (2.2 miles), Today Earthquakes have been hitting the … 1.2 km from Guánica Epicenter at 18.186, -67.04 PONCE, Puerto Rico — Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and wife Daniella were in Puerto Rico when the earthquakes hit Tuesday morning. Epicenter at 17.988, -66.896 (1.2 miles), 2020-12-01 22:50:02 UTC We explain. There were no immediate reports of casualties. (2.2 miles), 2020-12-01 11:01:17 UTC 11.2 km from A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring others and collapsing buildings in the southern part of the island. A big rock sits amid the rubble of the low wall it destroyed when it rolled down from a nearby cliff during a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2020. Paramedics carry away a patient on a stretcher that was injured after a earthquake hit the island in Ponce, Puerto Rico on January 7, 2020. The Ponciana Condominium building here is one of the most distinctive in the island's second-largest city. at 17:47 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: at 15:14 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. 7.2 km from 4.2 km from "People are afraid," Mayita Melendez, mayor of the southern coastal city of Ponce, Puerto Rico's second largest city, told NPR on Friday. (3.2 miles), Today 2020-12-02 17:27:43 UTC SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico opened only 20% of its public schools Tuesday after a strong earthquake delayed the start of classes by … at 19:44 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: this month: 4.5 in Charlotte Amalie , Saint Thomas Island , U.S. Virgin Islands. The quake, just off the U.S. territory's southern Caribbean coastline, was felt throughout much of the island, including the capital San Juan. 2020-12-02 02:51:24 UTC 3.2 km from Why? 1.2 km from at 22:50 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Mag. 2020-12-02 14:20:18 UTC Ten-year-old Chayr Silva peers from the car he's been living in with his family, parked in an empty lot since a 6.4 earthquake struck four days ago, after today's early 5.9 quake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2020. I'm panicking," Ramona Lugo told the outlet. People remain outdoors for fear of possible aftershocks in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 8, 2020, one day after the earthquake. at 04:12 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: at 17:36 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: The U… (4.2 miles), 2020-12-01 20:06:28 UTC Epicenter at 17.969, -66.99 (CNN) A 5.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded off the waters of southern Puerto Rico early Saturday, rattling the city of Ponce, according to the US Geological Survey. (7.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:11:55 UTC 3.2 km from Epicenter at 17.974, -67.041 at 15:59 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: (2.2 miles), Today Fuig at 07:21 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Scariest moment of … The quake hit near southern Puerto Rico… 2020-12-02 17:47:02 UTC A house is collapsed after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on Jan. 7, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. Guánica Churchgoers attend an outdoor Sunday Mass under a tent set up on a street next to the Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church, which sustained earthquake-related damaged earlier in the week, following a magnitude 5.9 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico on Jan. 12, 2020, after a powerful earthquake hit the island. Rubble covers the street after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on Jan. 7, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. People pass by a house damaged by a 5.8 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, 2020. The largest and most damaging of this sequence was a magnitude 6.4 Mw, which occurred on January 7 at 04:24 AST (08:24 UTC), with a maximum felt intensity of VII (Very strong) on the Modified Mercalli intensity scale. Members of the US army reserve assemble a cot as they set up a tent city to house hundreds of people displaced by earthquakes in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 14, 2020. In a city on Puerto Rico’s southern coast, families planned to spend Tuesday night at shelters instead of their homes after a strong earthquake … The Immaculate Concepcion Catholic church lies in ruins after an overnight earthquake in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Ponce has sustained more than $150 million in damages, according to U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.), who visited the island Saturday. GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has not stopped shaking since a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday forced thousands of families to sleep … Wanda Vázquez said in a press conference Saturday. A collapsed building with car crushed underneath, following an earthquake in Yauco, Puerto Rico, Jan. 7, 2020. Epicenter at 18.008, -66.598 San Juan is plunged in darkness after a 6.4 earthquake rattled Puerto Rico early Jan. 7, 2020 leaving the island largely without power. Puerto Rico has experienced a series of increasingly strong earthquakes in recent days, culminating in a 6.4 earthquake on Tuesday that triggered a … Epicenter at 17.957, -66.951 More than two years after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico begins another recovery process. 2.6 earthquake - Canas Barrio, 6 km west of Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, 2 Dec 1.47 pm (GMT -4) - Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth At least one person was killed and several others were injured. Puerto Rico quakes: Many are forced to sleep outside, Every year, there are about 500,000 earthquakes - 100,000 of which can be felt on the Earth's surface. at 17:27 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: at 21:22 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: All the occupants of the home are reported to be uninjured. Over the next seven days, there is only a 3 percent chance of one or more aftershocks larger than magnitude 6.4, the USGS predicted Friday. Fuig 1.2 km from Puerto Rico earthquakes cause heavy damage across island and knock out p... Read or Share this story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/01/11/puerto-rico-earthquake-6-0-magnitude-quake-causes-damage-ponce/4441511002/. The 5.0 magnitude quake struck on Saturday near the epicenter of recent other earthquakes. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday morning, causing a landslide in the southern municipality of Peñuelas. Indios Tallaboa Churchgoers attend an outdoor Sunday Mass under a tent set up on a street next to the Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church, which sustained earthquake-related damaged earlier in the week, following a magnitude 5.9 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico on Jan. 12, 2020, after a powerful earthquake hit the island. Kendrick Rodriguez, 9, takes his breakfast under a tent at an outdoor shelter on a baseball field in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 12, 2020, after a powerful earthquake hit the island. © 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Indios Drone video published by Metro Puerto Rico shows barren mountainside in the aftermath of the slide. 5.2 km from (3.2 miles), Today A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico on Saturday at a shallow depth, raising concerns about unstable infrastructure in a region that has been hit … Puerto Rico earthquakes: 950 earthquakes have hit the island so far this year. 2020-12-02 19:01:44 UTC (2.2 miles), Today at 14:33 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: A strong earthquake struck south of Puerto Rico early January 7, 2020 followed by major aftershocks, the US Geological Survey said, the latest in a series of tremors that have shaken the island since December 28. Maria Antonia View of the facade of a building after the 6.4 magnitude earthquake on 07 January, as aftershocks continue, in Ponce, Puerto Rico on January 11, 2020. Epicenter at 17.963, -66.857 This morning's earthquake was preceded by a series of smaller quakes in the south of the island with the epicenter in Guánica. The 6.4 quake on January 7, 2020 came a day after a 5.8 magnitude quake; it was followed by major aftershocks, and a 5.9 magnitude earthquake on January 15, 2020, after a powerful earthquake hit the island. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring others and collapsing buildings in the southern part of the island. (6.2 miles), 2020-12-01 15:14:59 UTC Epicenter at 17.937, -66.795 3.2 km from at 22:45 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 4.2 km from But how do earthquakes work? 2020-12-02 19:21:28 UTC A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Many grabbed their cell phones to call relatives. Epicenter at 17.931, -66.847 This morning's earthquake was preceded by a series of smaller quakes in the south of the island with the epicenter in Guánica. (7.2 miles), Today More than 250,000 Puerto Ricans remained without water on Wednesday and another half a million without power, which also affected telecommunications. 5.2 km from The public school Agripina Seda collapsed after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on Jan. 7, 2020 in Guánica, Puerto Rico. The Methodist Church of Puerto Rico has shared in that unease, but also is responding to the situation through its own disaster response organization and through partnership with the United Methodist Committee on Relief. at 05:43 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: “Earthquake was insane!! The largest earthquake in Ponce: today: 2.8 in La Parguera , Lajas , Puerto Rico. (1.2 miles), Today La Parguera (4.2 miles), 2020-12-01 15:59:11 UTC Photograph: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images Guánica La Parguera Maria Antonia The latest quake occurred at 8:54 am local time around eight miles southeast of Guanica, a town on the island's southern Caribbean coastline that was hard hit by earlier quakes.The USGS revised its initial report of a 6.0 magnitude quake to 5.9. Maria Antonia PONCE, Puerto Rico — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring at least eight other people and collapsing buildings. La Parguera A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the island this week, and much of … A series of earthquakes in recent weeks has left the people of Puerto Rico in a constant state of unease and distress. Guánica Cars are crushed under a home that collapsed after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. A 5.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded off the waters of southern Puerto Rico early Saturday, rattling the city of Ponce, according to the US Geological Survey. Guayanilla Why? La Parguera 67 year-old William Mercuchi and his daughter Joan pose for photos in front of their house that collapsed after the previous day's magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Yauco, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. at 10:14 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: 3.2 km from Governor Wanda Vazquez said the declaration would allow for the activation of National Guard troops in the US territory still recovering from a devastating 2017 hurricane. Epicenter at 17.918, -66.854 Solmely Velazquez stands in front of her tent in a baseball field in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 15, 2020. Starting December 28, 2019, a wave of tremors have swept the island, putting residents on edge. There were early reports of damage to structures farther in the south of the island but casualties remain uncertain. An earthquake destroyed building on Jan. 11, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico's governor declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake killed at least one person in the south of the island and caused widespread damage. The quake caused outages across the island, including areas of Lares, Adjuntas, Ponce and San German, according to Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority. The morning quake caused further damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. (4.2 miles). this week: 4.5 in Charlotte Amalie , Saint Thomas Island , U.S. Virgin Islands. Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. A woman rests on a cot under a blue tarp tied to her car at a tent city shelter in a baseball stadium parking lot in Yauco, Puerto Rico on January 14, 2020. 950 earthquakes have hit the island so far this year. at 02:51 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: at 11:15 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Two men stand in front of a house collapsed by a 5.8 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, 2020. The earthquake hit off the coast of southwest Puerto Rico at 4:24 a.m. local time, just a day after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck. The quake at 8:54 a.m. local time struck 8 miles southeast of Guanica at a shallow depth of 3 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Epicenter at 17.957, -66.99 2020-12-02 07:21:46 UTC 2020-12-02 21:22:12 UTC (6.2 miles), Today There have been nearly 1,000 earthquakes and aftershocks recorded on Puerto Rico since Dec. 31, according to the USGS. (2.2 miles), 2020-12-01 11:15:36 UTC 6.2 km from Guánica (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 14:33:33 UTC 2020-12-02 02:06:36 UTC at 15:00 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 17.85, -66.91 (2.2 miles), Today Guánica The strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake that rocked Puerto Rico on Tuesday plunged almost the entire island into a blackout similar to the one following Maria, reduced some homes to … A Puerto Rican flag hangs from the porch of a home that collapsed on top of parked cars after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. Epicenter at 17.958, -66.94 4.2 km from 13.2 km from La Parguera A 5.8-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings, triggered small landslides and knocked out power in southern Puerto Rico. 96 year-old Martin Velez gets placed in a bed by neighbors outside a shelter afraid of aftershocks, after an earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. 10.2 km from at 10:44 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Today More than 700 people are homeless, and the bridge Guánica is beginning to crack, he said on Twitter. at 11:01 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: 6.2 km from The family was in their car when today's quake struck, as they set out to check on their damaged home. Epicenter at 17.906, -66.917 2020-12-02 22:45:52 UTC Blame it on an 'earthquake swarm', Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Epicenter at 17.972, -66.869 at 20:06 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Starting on December 28, 2019, and progressing into 2020, the southwestern part of the island of Puerto Rico was struck by an earthquake swarm, including 11 that were of magnitude 5 or greater. Wondering whether it’s too soon to visit Puerto Rico in light of recent events? 2.3 earthquake - San Anton Barrio, 2.5 km east of Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, 1 Dec 10.51 pm (GMT -4) - Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 16 km depth Mag. Just 60% of Ponce residents have power and 88% have water, Melendez said. 6.2 km from … Ponce Epicenter at 17.87, -67.035 7.2 km from Epicenter at 17.879, -66.884 USA TODAY. Epicenter at 18.045, -66.774 (0.2 miles), Today A girl cycles past a home that partially collapsed after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. Scientists say the region has been struck by an "earthquake swarm," which is a series of earthquakes rather than the usual pattern of one dominant earthquake followed by aftershocks. Puerto Rico counts cost of worst earthquake in a century – in pictures Two firemen survey a collapsed building in Guanica. A 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, 2020, toppling some structures and causing power outages and small landslides but there were no reports of casualties, the US Geological Survey said. 2.2 km from 2020-12-02 19:44:24 UTC It is the most recent in a string of quakes and aftershocks that have left thousands on the island without power and water. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, over 300 earthquakes have struck the island’s southwestern coast since December 2019, from magnitude 3.0 shakes to a major 6.4 earthquake on January 7, 2020 – the largest to hit in a century. 2020-12-02 04:12:06 UTC Blame it on an 'earthquake swarm'. Video of the landslide shows dust kicking up on a hillside as people below run in different directions. A 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico the previous day toppling some structures, causing power outages and small landslides. Epicenter at 17.909, -66.781 (3.2 miles), Today She said her administration was immediately releasing $2 million to six of the most affected municipalities and putting price freezes on various food products and necessities. La Parguera Maria Antonia Among them was a 6.4 magnitude quake that hit on Jan. 7, killing one person and injuring nine others, and a 5.9 magnitude aftershock that occurred Saturday, causing further damage. Debris is removed from collapsed buildings in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 8, 2020, one day after the earthquake. Epicenter at 18.035, -66.796 There were no immediate reports of casualties. (1.2 miles), Today (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 10:14:38 UTC 291 earthquakes in the past 30 days. 7.2 km from Since December, Puerto Rico has experienced more than 139 earthquakes of magnitudes greater than 3.0, including six that were greater than magnitude 5.0, the USGS said. at 19:01 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Another earthquake has shaken Puerto Rico, this time a 5.9 magnitude quake on Saturday causing damage along the southern coast. Guánica Homes Damaged After Earthquake in Puerto Rico ... was the strongest to be felt in the coastal towns west of the city of Ponce that have been trembling for … Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. Thousands remain in … 2020-12-02 03:39:28 UTC Epicenter at 18.003, -66.683 In the nearby town of Guánica, around 500 people taking shelter at a sports complex began to shout and cry when they felt the quake, El Nuevo Dia reported. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Two firemen survey a collapsed building after an earthquake hit the island in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan.7, 2020. The San Fermin quake of 1918 registered at a magnitude of 7.3 and had been the most disastrous and deadly earthquake in Puerto Rico’s history. Epicenter at 17.877, -66.911 Ponce, Puerto Rico (CNN)An 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Puerto Rico on Saturday, fueling anxiety among residents and sending them running in terror. 2020-12-02 05:43:40 UTC Saturday morning's quake was the most powerful aftershock following Tuesday's 6.4 earthquake. (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:01:54 UTC 2020-12-02 10:44:04 UTC Puerto Rico earthquake: 5.9 quake causes landslide in Peñuelas (4.2 miles), Today A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit near southern Puerto Rico on Saturday, jolting many from their beds and forcing at least 50 families to relocate on an island where some people still remain in shelters from previous quakes earlier this year. Maria Antonia at 17:33 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: More than 1,280 earthquakes have hit Puerto Rico’s southern region since Dec. 28, more than two dozen of them magnitude 4.5 or greater, according to the USGS. A child plays in a pick-up truck containing the family belongings, after vacating their home, after an earthquake hit the island in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 7, 2020. 12.2 km from Epicenter at 17.972, -66.954 Preliminary reports by the USGS said the quake was a magnitude 6.0 at a depth of 6 miles. Epicenter at 17.954, -66.849 Many on the island have lost their homes, and thousands remain in shelters.Some are sleeping outside or in open plazas for fear that the buildings could collapse. Epicenter at 17.973, -66.845 103 earthquakes in the past 7 days. 6.2 km from 10.2 km from A collapsed eatery in Guanica on January 8, 2020, lies in ruin after the January 7 earthquake which hit Puerto Rico. 10.2 km from Indios Maricao (1.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:36:55 UTC Puerto Rico is beginning to experience aftershocks from the original quake, including a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit on Jan. 11. Gaby Acevedo hits the streets of Ponce to see how Puerto Ricans are holding up after a string of earthquakes. The island of Puerto Rico was jolted by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake on Jan. 7, killing one, injuring others and collapsing buildings in the southern part of the island. A volunteer registers a woman at a shelter set up after a 5.8 earthquake damaged several houses in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, 2020. at 19:21 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Puerto Rico on January 11, 2020, the latest in a series of powerful tremors that have shaken the US territory in recent days, the US Geological Survey reported. (6.2 miles), Today Puerto Rico was hit with an earthquake Saturday, just days after being hit with a 6.4 magnitude quake on Tuesday. at 10:27 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: at 03:39 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: At least 539 buildings were damaged, amounting to losses of $110 million, Gov. Some 250,000 customers were hit by electric power outages after the quake, which struck at 6:32 am local time. Maria Antonia (4.2 miles), Today A magnitude 6.0 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing further damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. In Peñuelas, a landslide sent people running, Telemundo Puerto Rico reported. Puerto Rico's public utility, PREPA said 99% of its customers' electricity has been restored following last week's 6.4 earthquake. The 6.4 magnitude earthquake damaged hundreds of homes and caused one death. It was the strongest shake since Tuesday's 6.4 magnitude quake, which killed at least one person and knocked out power to virtually the entire island of more than 3 million. Governor Wanda Vazquez inspects an earthquake-damaged house in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. A child climbs into his aunt's damaged home where the stairs into the living room collapsed after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. 0.2 km from Epicenter at 17.97, -66.954 at 17:11 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Parroquia Inmaculada Concepción church was heavily damaged after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on Jan. 7, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. 6.2 km from A Puerto Rican flag hangs within the rubble, after it was placed there, where store owners and family help remove supplies from Ely Mer Mar hardware store, witch partially collapsed after an earthquake struck Guanica, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.

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