President Trump Approves Puerto Rico’s Emergency Declaration

Puerto Rico has been hit by a series of small earthquakes beginning on December 28th which has intensified and culminating in a tremor measuring 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale near Tallaboa, Penuelas, Puerto Rico early Tuesday. The 6.0 Magnitude earthquake has been followed by a series of aftershocks.

Puerto Rico has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 23 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 312 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 1,224 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 4,340 earthquakes in the past 365 days