2020-12-02 17:33:46 UTC A 5.8-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings, triggered small landslides and knocked out power in southern Puerto Rico. 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. 6.2 km from Ponce, Puerto Rico has had: (M1.5 or greater) 19 earthquakes in the past 24 hours. All the occupants of the home are reported to be uninjured. 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. We explain. Guánica © 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. 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 km from Puerto Rico earthquake: 5.9 quake causes landslide in Peñuelas Preliminary reports by the USGS said the quake was a magnitude 6.0 at a depth of 6 miles. Just 60% of Ponce residents have power and 88% have water, Melendez said. Epicenter at 17.972, -66.954 Puerto Rico has experienced a series of increasingly strong earthquakes in recent days, culminating in a 6.4 earthquake on Tuesday that triggered a … (0.2 miles), 2020-12-01 10:27:32 UTC this week: 4.5 in Charlotte Amalie , Saint Thomas Island , U.S. Virgin Islands. at 03:39 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: (1.2 miles), Today 2.2 km from at 14:20 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Puerto Rico was hit with an earthquake Saturday, just days after being hit with a 6.4 magnitude quake on Tuesday. More than 700 people are homeless, and the bridge Guánica is beginning to crack, he said on Twitter. Epicenter at 17.937, -66.795 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. The morning quake caused further damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. The U… (4.2 miles). Epicenter at 17.944, -66.999 950 earthquakes have hit the island so far this year. 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. 7.2 km from (6.2 miles), Today (6.2 miles), 2020-12-01 15:14:59 UTC Epicenter at 17.958, -66.94 (2.2 miles), Today Epicenter at 18.186, -67.04 (1.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:36:55 UTC Maria Antonia Drone video published by Metro Puerto Rico shows barren mountainside in the aftermath of the slide. GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has not stopped shaking since a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday forced thousands of families to sleep … at 11:01 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 18.035, -66.796 at 19:21 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the island this week, and much of … at 14:33 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: 6.2 km from Ponce 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. A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. 8,755 earthquakes in the past 365 days. The shallow 6.4 magnitude quake struck five miles south of the community of Indios, the USGS said, revising down its initial reading of 6.6. 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 … Epicenter at 17.87, -67.035 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 17:27 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: (1.2 miles), Today at 15:14 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: The quake caused outages across the island, including areas of Lares, Adjuntas, Ponce and San German, according to Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority. 3.2 km from A 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico the previous day toppling some structures, causing power outages and small landslides. Why? 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. Guánica (4.2 miles), Today Mag. 1.2 km from A series of earthquakes in recent weeks has left the people of Puerto Rico in a constant state of unease and distress. A house damaged by an earthquake is seen in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 15, 2020, after a powerful earthquake hit the island. 2020-12-02 12:14:43 UTC 2020-12-02 17:27:43 UTC 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. Guánica Guánica at 04:12 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: (1.2 miles), 2020-12-01 22:50:02 UTC 6.2 km from 10.2 km from Guánica Epicenter at 17.902, -66.916 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. The Immaculate Concepcion Catholic church lies in ruins after an overnight earthquake in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. There were no immediate reports of casualties. Maria Antonia at 10:44 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. A collapsed eatery in Guanica on January 8, 2020, lies in ruin after the January 7 earthquake which hit Puerto Rico. It is the most recent in a string of quakes and aftershocks that have left thousands on the island without power and water. Fuig (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 14:33:33 UTC There were no immediate reports of injuries. 0.2 km from (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 10:14:38 UTC Fuig (3.2 miles), Today Wondering whether it’s too soon to visit Puerto Rico in light of recent events? A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 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 17.909, -66.781 A municipal building is damaged after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2020. 3.2 km from 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. 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. Epicenter at 17.931, -66.847 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. The 5.0 magnitude quake struck on Saturday near the epicenter of recent other earthquakes. 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 … (3.2 miles), Today (2.2 miles), 2020-12-01 11:15:36 UTC Guayanilla at 02:51 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. 4.2 km from Santo Domingo Indios Epicenter at 17.972, -66.869 6.2 km from Epicenter at 17.957, -66.951 Puerto Rico is beginning to experience aftershocks from the original quake, including a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit on Jan. 11. Maria Antonia 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. In Peñuelas, a landslide sent people running, Telemundo Puerto Rico reported. (0.2 miles), Today Epicenter at 17.957, -66.99 (4.2 miles), 2020-12-01 15:59:11 UTC at 02:06 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 7.2 km from 2020-12-02 07:21:46 UTC Solmely Velazquez stands in front of her tent in a baseball field in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 15, 2020. (7.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:11:55 UTC There have been nearly 1,000 earthquakes and aftershocks recorded on Puerto Rico since Dec. 31, according to the USGS. at 22:50 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: at 22:45 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. 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. Earthquakes have been hitting the … 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. 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. Some 250,000 customers were hit by electric power outages after the quake, which struck at 6:32 am local time.