5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southwest Puerto Rico Early Today: USGS
SAN JUAN — An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 shook the southwest areas of Puerto Rico early this morning, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The seismic focus was located 6.2 miles (10 km) underground and the epicenter was recorded 1.86 miles (3 km) southwest of Indios, Puerto Rico.
An earthquake registering 4.8 on the Richter scale also occurred about eight miles (13 km)from Guanica, Puerto Rico on Saturday night, according to the USGS.
So far no damage has been reported and no tsunami alarm has been activated.
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