Earthquakes Rattle Puerto Rico Again

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3 Jul 2020 9:20 PM
Multiple earthquakes, each around 5 magnitude in strength, rattled Puerto Rico on Friday. The first to hit had a preliminary rating of 5.1 on Friday morning. Below is a tweet from the National Weather Service in San Juan, Puerto Rico. https://twitter.com/NWSSanJuan/status/1279052879739924486 NWS San Juan sent a message saying there was no tsunami threat after the Friday morning earthquake. Later in the day, another earthquake would register just offshore of the southwest side of the island. https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/1279170242212589568 The afternoon earthquake southwest of Ponce, PR had a preliminary magnitude of 5.5, however was revised to 5.3 later in the day. Regardless many folks felt the shaking, especially around the southwest part of the island. This has been a very active region regarding earthquakes over the course of the past several months. Related Story: 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits In Early May Prior to the May earthquake, a much larger earthquake struck the Western Caribbean in January. Related Story: Major Earthquake Strikes Caribbean Continue to stay with WeatherNation for the latest.
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