5.2 km from San Juan is plunged in darkness after a 6.4 earthquake rattled Puerto Rico early Jan. 7, 2020 leaving the island largely without power. Indios 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 17.957, -66.951 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. 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 A 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico the previous day toppling some structures, causing power outages and small landslides. “Earthquake was insane!! 2020-12-02 14:20:18 UTC Guánica Buzz60. 11.2 km from 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. at 02:06 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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/. (2.2 miles), Today It is the most recent in a string of quakes and aftershocks that have left thousands on the island without power and water. 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 … A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. The quake hit near southern Puerto Rico… at 10:44 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: at 12:14 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: A collapsed eatery in Guanica on January 8, 2020, lies in ruin after the January 7 earthquake which hit Puerto Rico. 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 … 7.2 km from 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. 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. 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. 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. "People are afraid," Mayita Melendez, mayor of the southern coastal city of Ponce, Puerto Rico's second largest city, told NPR on Friday. Fuig A house is collapsed after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on Jan. 7, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. Cars are crushed under a home that collapsed after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. Epicenter at 17.918, -66.854 (1.2 miles), 2020-12-01 22:50:02 UTC 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. 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. Maria Antonia 2020-12-02 04:12:06 UTC at 02:51 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. (3.2 miles), Today 13.2 km from The Ponciana Condominium building here is one of the most distinctive in the island's second-largest city. 2020-12-02 15:00:36 UTC at 19:01 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 17.931, -66.847 (6.2 miles), 2020-12-01 15:14:59 UTC 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. Epicenter at 18.045, -66.774 In Peñuelas, a landslide sent people running, Telemundo Puerto Rico reported. at 21:22 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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 17.948, -67.094 2.2 km from 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. at 03:39 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. Epicenter at 18.035, -66.796 at 05:43 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: (2.2 miles), Today 6.2 km from 2020-12-02 17:47:02 UTC (8.2 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. 2020-12-02 21:22:12 UTC 3.2 km from 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. Video of the landslide shows dust kicking up on a hillside as people below run in different directions. 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 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. Epicenter at 17.863, -66.865 (2.2 miles), 2020-12-01 11:01:17 UTC Blame it on an 'earthquake swarm'. 2020-12-02 12:14:43 UTC At least one person was killed and several others were injured. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday morning, causing a landslide in the southern municipality of Peñuelas. La Parguera Wanda Vázquez said in a press conference Saturday. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico, the largest in a series of quakes in recent days, and caused heavy damage in some areas. Fuig The 5.0 magnitude quake struck on Saturday near the epicenter of recent other earthquakes. 12.2 km from 7.2 km from 6.2 km from at 15:14 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Solmely Velazquez stands in front of her tent in a baseball field in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 15, 2020. © 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Puerto Rico earthquake: 5.9 quake causes landslide in Peñuelas Guayanilla 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. Epicenter at 17.957, -66.99 2020-12-02 17:33:46 UTC 10.2 km from 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. 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. 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. (0.2 miles), 2020-12-01 10:27:32 UTC (3.2 miles), Today Governor Wanda Vazquez inspects an earthquake-damaged house in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. 4.2 km from … Ponce, Puerto Rico (CNN)An 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Puerto Rico on Saturday, fueling anxiety among residents and sending them running in terror. 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. Earthquakes have been hitting the … 2020-12-02 07:21:46 UTC 950 earthquakes have hit the island so far this year. Maria Antonia 3.2 km from Maricao A link has been sent to your friend's email address. 7.2 km from More than 700 people are homeless, and the bridge Guánica is beginning to crack, he said on Twitter. The quake, just off the U.S. territory's southern Caribbean coastline, was felt throughout much of the island, including the capital San Juan. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the island this week, and much of … 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. Indios at 17:11 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: 10.2 km from A collapsed building with car crushed underneath, following an earthquake in Yauco, Puerto Rico, Jan. 7, 2020. Puerto Rico counts cost of worst earthquake in a century – in pictures Two firemen survey a collapsed building in Guanica. Guánica People remain outdoors for fear of possible aftershocks in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 8, 2020, one day after the earthquake. Santo Domingo at 19:44 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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 … PONCE, Puerto Rico — Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and wife Daniella were in Puerto Rico when the earthquakes hit Tuesday morning. 1.2 km from 4.2 km from 2020-12-02 10:44:04 UTC (3.2 miles), Today 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 … Puerto Rico earthquakes: 950 earthquakes have hit the island so far this year. Epicenter at 17.944, -66.999 (1.2 miles), Today The morning quake caused further damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. The U… Epicenter at 17.877, -66.911 There is, however, a high likelihood of aftershocks greater than magnitude 3.0, the USGS said. at 07:21 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: Starting December 28, 2019, a wave of tremors have swept the island, putting residents on edge. 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 Wondering whether it’s too soon to visit Puerto Rico in light of recent events? 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 least 539 buildings were damaged, amounting to losses of $110 million, Gov. at 17:47 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: USA TODAY. 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. 2020-12-02 19:44:24 UTC Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 14:33:33 UTC A house damaged by an earthquake is seen in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 15, 2020, after a powerful earthquake hit the island. at 10:14 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Ponce has sustained more than $150 million in damages, according to U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.), who visited the island Saturday. 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. More than 250,000 Puerto Ricans remained without water on Wednesday and another half a million without power, which also affected telecommunications. More than two years after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico begins another recovery process. A 5.8-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings, triggered small landslides and knocked out power in southern Puerto Rico. 3.2 km from A series of earthquakes in recent weeks has left the people of Puerto Rico in a constant state of unease and distress. 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 … at 20:06 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Scariest moment of … 2020-12-02 17:27:43 UTC (1.2 miles), Today Another earthquake has shaken Puerto Rico, this time a 5.9 magnitude quake on Saturday causing damage along the southern coast. at 10:27 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: (7.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:11:55 UTC Photograph: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images Epicenter at 17.973, -66.845 Guánica 6.2 km from Epicenter at 18.008, -66.598 2020-12-02 19:21:28 UTC La Parguera There were no immediate reports of casualties. There were early reports of damage to structures farther in the south of the island but casualties remain uncertain. (2.2 miles), Today 103 earthquakes in the past 7 days. Epicenter at 17.85, -66.91 This morning's earthquake was preceded by a series of smaller quakes in the south of the island with the epicenter in Guánica. La Parguera Guánica A municipal building is damaged after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2020. Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. at 17:33 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 2020-12-02 05:43:40 UTC 2020-12-02 02:51:24 UTC Epicenter at 17.909, -66.781 at 14:33 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: at 11:01 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: (7.2 miles), Today Drone video published by Metro Puerto Rico shows barren mountainside in the aftermath of the slide. 6.2 km from 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. Thousands remain in … (2.2 miles), 2020-12-01 11:15:36 UTC 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. La Parguera 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. 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. 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. 8,755 earthquakes in the past 365 days. 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. An earthquake destroyed building on Jan. 11, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. But how do earthquakes work? Epicenter at 17.972, -66.869 this week: 4.5 in Charlotte Amalie , Saint Thomas Island , U.S. Virgin Islands. People pass by a house damaged by a 5.8 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, 2020. 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. at 22:45 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has not stopped shaking since a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday forced thousands of families to sleep … 2020-12-02 03:39:28 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. The Immaculate Concepcion Catholic church lies in ruins after an overnight earthquake in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. 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. Puerto Rico has experienced a series of increasingly strong earthquakes in recent days, culminating in a 6.4 earthquake on Tuesday that triggered a … at 14:20 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. Epicenter at 17.963, -66.857 Many grabbed their cell phones to call relatives. at 17:01 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. Maria Antonia Some 250,000 customers were hit by electric power outages after the quake, which struck at 6:32 am local time. (4.2 miles), Today Epicenter at 17.988, -66.896 Epicenter at 18.003, -66.683 A man looks at a damaged building in the municipality of Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 9, 2020. at 17:36 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: Maria Antonia (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. (0.2 miles), Today Puerto Rico is beginning to experience aftershocks from the original quake, including a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit on Jan. 11. (6.2 miles), Today 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. Rubble covers the street after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on Jan. 7, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. 3.2 km from Epicenter at 17.87, -67.035 3.2 km from at 11:15 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: La Parguera Puerto Rico was hit with an earthquake Saturday, just days after being hit with a 6.4 magnitude quake on Tuesday. Ponce, Puerto Rico has had: (M1.5 or greater) 19 earthquakes in the past 24 hours. Two men stand in front of a house collapsed by a 5.8 earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 6, 2020. The quake caused outages across the island, including areas of Lares, Adjuntas, Ponce and San German, according to Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority. (4.2 miles), 2020-12-01 20:06:28 UTC Epicenter at 17.958, -66.94 There were no immediate reports of casualties. Epicenter at 17.97, -66.954 Mag. (4.2 miles), Today this month: 4.5 in Charlotte Amalie , Saint Thomas Island , U.S. Virgin Islands. at 04:12 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 291 earthquakes in the past 30 days. Just 60% of Ponce residents have power and 88% have water, Melendez said. 6.2 km from 2020-12-02 19:01:44 UTC at 15:00 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: at 19:21 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 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. (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 10:14:38 UTC Epicenter at 17.906, -66.917 Epicenter at 17.937, -66.795 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. 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. 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. 2020-12-02 02:06:36 UTC The family was in their car when today's quake struck, as they set out to check on their damaged home. La Parguera Indios Saturday morning's quake was the most powerful aftershock following Tuesday's 6.4 earthquake. 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. Maria Antonia (4.2 miles). 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. (1.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:36:55 UTC There have been nearly 1,000 earthquakes and aftershocks recorded on Puerto Rico since Dec. 31, according to the USGS. Blame it on an 'earthquake swarm', Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. 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. Preliminary reports by the USGS said the quake was a magnitude 6.0 at a depth of 6 miles. 10.2 km from (3.2 miles), Today Epicenter at 17.972, -66.954 The largest earthquake in Ponce: today: 2.8 in La Parguera , Lajas , Puerto Rico. Guánica This morning's earthquake was preceded by a series of smaller quakes in the south of the island with the epicenter in Guánica. Today Ponce at 17:27 December 02, 2020 UTC, Location: 5.2 km from at 15:59 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: 2020-12-02 22:45:52 UTC All the occupants of the home are reported to be uninjured. Epicenter at 17.879, -66.884 Tallaboa Why? Puerto Rico's public utility, PREPA said 99% of its customers' electricity has been restored following last week's 6.4 earthquake. 1.2 km from 4.2 km from 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. 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. Epicenter at 17.954, -66.849 Guánica 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. A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. 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. (6.2 miles), Today 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. Epicenter at 17.974, -67.041 Epicenter at 18.186, -67.04 We explain. 0.2 km from 1.2 km from Epicenter at 17.969, -66.99 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. Maria Antonia Epicenter at 17.902, -66.916 at 22:50 December 01, 2020 UTC, Location: The 6.4 magnitude earthquake damaged hundreds of homes and caused one death. A girl cycles past a home that partially collapsed after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico, Jan. 6, 2020. Mag. (2.2 miles), Today I'm panicking," Ramona Lugo told the outlet. Why? 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. Guánica Guánica (3.2 miles), 2020-12-01 17:01:54 UTC 6.2 km from (4.2 miles), 2020-12-01 15:59:11 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 … Debris is removed from collapsed buildings in Guanica, Puerto Rico on Jan. 8, 2020, one day after the earthquake. Gaby Acevedo hits the streets of Ponce to see how Puerto Ricans are holding up after a string of earthquakes. 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