6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — A 6.6-magnitude Richter earthquake struck Puerto Rico early this morning, a day after another quake struck US territory and caused extensive damage in some areas, reports Anadolu Agency (AA).

The US Geological Survey states that the epicenter of the quake was recorded south of the island at a depth of 10 kilometers.

For now there is no danger of tsunami, no reports of casualties or material damage.

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake, according to Richeri, struck the coastal town of Guanica, southwest of the country, on Thursday morning, killing five homes and damaging dozens more.

The earthquake also caused minor landslides and power cuts.


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