5.5 magnitude earthquake shakes the British Virgin Islands in Puerto Rico

5.5 magnitude earthquake shakes the British Virgin Islands in Puerto Rico

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake shook the region of Puerto Rico on Sunday morning.

According to Seismic network of Puerto Rico, 9:32 AM An earthquake shook the British Virgin Islands. The initial size was 5.4.

Doctor Victor OrphanSaid the director of the seismic network New day No reports of damage were expected on the island due to the Deloric movement.

“We did not estimate any damage to the island in Puerto Rico, which was mostly felt in the British Virgin Islands … it was about 25 miles north of Tortola,” he said.

He said the magnitude of the quake was 3.0 to 4.1 on the Richter scale.

Residents in Yabucoa, Cupey, Naranjito, San Juan, Culebra, Luquillo, Corozal, Loíza, Bayamon, Río Grande, Caguas, Utuado, Hatillo and other places reported feeling this.

The quake had a depth of 25 kilometers. It occurred 26.61 km northwest of Anegada Island, 54.65 km north of Virgin Corda and 198.09 km east-northeast of San Juan.

“No alert, warning or tsunami alert issued for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands” The seismic network reported.

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