Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico

Disaster Alert

Source: FEMA (Daily Ops Briefing Slide 6)

Earthquakes – Puerto Rico
– At 2:42 a.m. ET on June 28, a magnitude 4.8 earthquake
occurred near Ponce (pop 153k), Puerto Rico, at a depth of
7 miles

– 42 aftershocks ranging from 2.0 to 4.5 have occurred in the
same area, aftershocks continue

– Level IV on Modified Mercalli Intensity scale (MMI); 40k
exposed to light shaking

– Green PAGER alert was issued indicating a low likelihood
of casualties and damage

– No power outages or significant damage reported

– No tsunami warning issued

Response:
– PR EOC at Full Activation (COVID-19)
– NWC & Region II RWC is monitoring


NOTE: This is not currently a FEMA Declared Disaster.

For full briefing, please click source link above.