An earthquake was recorded around 11:27 p.m. Thursday in southern Puerto Rico and its magnitude was estimated at 4.8, as reported by the Puerto Rico Seismic Network .
Preliminarily it was reported that the epicenter of the movement occurred south- southeast of Guayanilla at latitude 17.96 and longitude 66.72. It went to a depth of 3 kilometers and was felt throughout much of the Island.
No tsunami warning, warning or surveillance was issued for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Governor communicates with the mayors
Through social networks, Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced reported that she felt the tremor and is in communication with the mayors of the southern zone.
“ We feel the strong tremor. In God we trust that all our citizens are well. In communication with Mayors and Mayor of the South, "wrote the governor. “All good so far, thank God. Emergency Management is alert for any assistance, "he indicated in another message.
In communication with Mayors and Mayor of the South, all good so far, thank God. Emergency Management is alert for any assistance. Remain calm. Everything in order.
– Wanda Vázquez Garced (@wandavazquezg) August 7, 2020
UPDATED: 6 / Aug / 2020 11:27:00 PM
Mag: 4.8 Ml, Depth: 12 Km , Direction: Int. Máx V in Guayanilla, PR
There is no Tsunami Warning, Warning or Surveillance for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Issued: 2020-08-06 23:57:16 (GMT-4) https://t.co/ZnrYcxX16R
– PR Seismic Network (@redsismica) August 7, 2020