June 12, 2021

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Still shaking in southern Puerto Rico | Present

The Puerto Rico Seismic Network reported a preliminary magnitude 4.8 earthquake in southern Puerto Rico, which occurred at 12:56 in the afternoon.

A few minutes later, at 1:33 in the afternoon, another earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.69 was reported with an epicenter in the south.

There is no tsunami advisory, warning or watch for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Since midnight on Thursday, the Seismic Network has reported a dozen felt earthquakes, all occurring in the area south of Guánica.

The second largest earthquake reported today was 4.0 and occurred at 7:17 in the morning.

The first earthquake was registered at 1:02 in the morning, with a magnitude of 3.3. It was reported as felt by the Seismic Network. Between 2:56 am and 3:51 am, five minor earthquakes were reported. Two other earthquakes of 3.9 and 3.5 were reported entries at 5:00 a.m.

Residents of municipalities such as Guánica, Peñuelas, Caguas, Lares, Ponce, Utuado and Yauco reported feeling some of these tremors. The most recent was felt throughout the Island.

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