The Puerto Rican Government contracted the services of nearly 50 structural engineers to evaluate each public school in the Island for structural stability post-earthquake and to certify them as safe enough to open. Estimates for other magnitude ranges and time periods can be found in the forecast. An extensive earthquake sequence, with thousands of events, occurred near the southern coast of Puerto Rico from December 2019 through April 2020, with the largest event being a damaging M W 6.4 extensional faulting earthquake on 7 January 2020. [5] By 14 January 2020, the vice-mayor of Ponce estimated the cost of the damages so far in her town, one of the towns most severely hit, at $1 billion. Share on Twitter . The earthquake, Puerto Rico’s strongest since 1918 leveled buildings and killed at least one man. The Reality Not Covered in the Media. [34], By January 14, over 600 soldiers of the Puerto Rico National Guard had set up five tent cities for the homeless, with at least some tents outfitted with air conditioning for the bed-ridden and the elderly, in the towns of Guánica, Yauco, Guayanilla, Peñuelas and Ponce, with facilities for over 3,200 refugees. Estimates for other magnitude ranges and time periods can be found in the forecast. El video muestra gráficamente el enjambre de sobre 3,000 terremotos que han afectado a al isla desde diciembre 2019. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred at 08:24:26 UTC on January 7, 2020, 8 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. More than two thousand earthquakes hit southern Puerto Rico between late December, 2019 and early January, 2020. [76][77][78], On January 10, USGS and Puerto Rico Seismic Network (PRSN) scientists were working to install six sets of temporary seismometers near the southern coast to augment the existing PRSN instruments. Ricardo Arduengo / AFP - Getty Images Puerto … Photo credit: Fernando Martínez Torres. It is very unlikely the aftershocks will cease completely within the next month. The rate of aftershocks is expected to decline, but they may still feel such shaking on a weekly basis for between 1.5 years and a decade. [68], Road damages due to landslides included Puerto Rico highways PR-132, PR-139, and PR-218. Es probable que las réplicas futuras se ubiquen donde ya se han producido réplicas, dentro de unos 30 kilómetros (aproximadamente 20 millas) del epicentro del terremoto principal de magnitud 6.4. Using our EQ Report iOS or Android app would even be easier and very informative (links in banner above this text). According to ShakeMap, strong to very strong shaking occurred across parts of Southern Puerto Rico closest to the event and moderate shaking occurred across the rest of the island. It also became a collection center for items for the earthquake homeless. Copy link . Before this sequence, within the last 50 years and within 31 miles of the M 6.4 quake’s epicenter, there have been 10 earthquakes M 4.0+. Often questions arise about the ability of entities covered by the HIPAA The aftershocks discussed in this report would be located in the same general area as the aftershocks that have already occurred. Based on our aftershock forecasts, USGS has modeled three possible scenarios for this earthquake sequence as it evolves over the next month. A series of small earthquakes began hitting Puerto Rico on December 28, with the first major quake, at 5.8 magnitude, coming Monday, January 6. Jan. 2020 . Datum & Zeit: Dienstag, 7. It is very unlikely the aftershocks will cease completely within the next month. [35], A man died in Urbanización Jardines del Caribe[36] in the city of Ponce as a direct result of the January 7 quake, and eight others were injured also in Ponce. [31] By January 13 the number of refugees was estimated at around 3,000 Island-wide, but the municipal officials of some local governments believed that figure was probably about right for refugees in just their own single municipalities. This sized earthquake would also trigger its own aftershock sequence, so the rate of small and moderate earthquakes would increase again. Scenario One (most likely): 79 percent chance [-2% from yesterday], Scenario Two (less likely): 18 percent chance [+1% from yesterday], Scenario Three (least likely):  3 percent chance [+1% from yesterday], 30-Day Aftershock Scenarios (Revised: Jan 13; English | Spanish). Scenario One (most likely):  84 percent within the next 30 days, Scenario Two (less likely): 14 percent within the next 30 days, Scenario Three (least likely):  2 percent within the next 30 days. People in the area affected by the aftershocks may feel shaking from magnitude 3 aftershocks on a daily basis for the next 2 to 6 months. Starting on December 28, 2019,[4] and progressing into 2021, the southwestern part of the island of Puerto Rico was struck by an earthquake swarm,[5] including 11 that were of magnitude 5 or greater. These scenarios represent what could happen from January 9 to February 9, 2020. On January 17, Puerto Rico governor fired three members of her Cabinet after a group of Puerto Ricans broke into an enormous State warehouse in the La Guancha sector of Barrio Playa in Ponce and found it fully stocked with emergency items including cots, gas stoves, batteries, water, baby formula, diapers that had been stored there since after Hurricane Maria, and which the governor had not been made aware of. [39] By January 10, two additional people had died of medical conditions attributed to the effects of the earthquakes. [69] PR-2 had landslides in the area of Peñón de Ponce; PR-9, a 4-lane highway under construction, had damages that set back the opening date several months; and PR-52 had damage to its Ponce toll booth plaza. The January 6, 2020, M 5.8 earthquake offshore of southwest Puerto Rico occurred as the result of oblique strike slip faulting at shallow depth. [60] Guanica[61] and Yauco[62] were particularly impacted. Smaller magnitude earthquakes (M 3.0+), when at shallow depth, may be felt by people close to the epicenters. Two people point out the Immaculate Conception parish, destroyed almost entirely after a new earthquake, in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, 07 January 2020. Además, los terremotos probablemente se sentirán a diario durante varios meses más. In InSights Comments 0. Today's forecast [as of 03:24:26 EST] estimates that over the next 1 Week there is a 4 percent chance of one or more aftershocks that are larger than magnitude 6.4. Minor earthquake - Guanica, Puerto Rico - January 12, 2020. Januar 2020 08:24 UTC Magnitude: 6.3 Tiefe: 10.0 km Epizentrum … Esta secuencia es muy activa, y las probabilidades de réplicas de magnitud 5 y 6 o mayores permanecen altas ahora y en el futuro. [63], On January 11, Ponce alone had sustained an estimated $150 million in damages. Have you felt the shaking? Our forecasts change as time passes due to decline in the frequency of aftershocks, larger aftershocks that may trigger further earthquakes, and changes in forecast modeling based on the data collected for this earthquake sequence. Schools are starting to reopen after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocked Puerto Rico in the early morning hours of January 7, the day after Three Kings’ Day. – Most important Earthquake … Over the next 7 days there is now only a 3 percent chance of one or more aftershocks larger than M 6.4. [20] The government set up a central command center, where all pertinent state and municipal dependencies supporting the relief effort were to set up base and coordinate activities at the Polydeportivo Frankie Colon in Urbanización Los Caobos, Barrio Bucaná, Ponce. [30] "More than 250,000" residents island-wide were left without water and another half a million had no power. Print this page. 6.3 earthquake - Puerto Rico Region on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 - information Starkes Erdbeben der Stärke 6.3 - Puerto Rico Region am Dienstag, 07. Visit the USGS event page for more information. If you felt any of these earthquakes, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event. The preliminary location of today's 6.4 earthquake is within about 7.5 miles (12 km) of the January 6, 2020, M 5.8 earthquake. 8km S of Indios, Puerto Rico - 6.4 EARTHQUAKE - Ponce, Bayamón, San Juan, Carolina, Punta Cana, Salvaleón de Higüey, La Romana, San Pedro de Macorís, Bella Vista, Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Oeste, San Cristóbal, San Francisco de Macorís, Concepción de La Vega, Santiago de los Caballeros, and Puerto Plata - 2020-01-07 08:24:26 UTC The US Geological Survey said the recent earthquake was an aftershock of a 6.4-magnitude tremor that struck Puerto Rico in January. The damages forced the closing of several downtown streets. However, there is still a high likelihood of M 3.0+ aftershocks in the coming week; these M 3.0+ quakes may be felt near the epicenters. Subject to updates. La probabilidad anual de tener una o más réplicas de magnitud 5 o mayor se mantendrá por encima del 25 por ciento durante una década o más. [65], There was no electricity in Ponce and in most of Puerto Rico on Tuesday, January 7, the day of the 4:24AM earthquake. The January 6 and 7, 2020, M 5.8 and M 6.4 earthquakes offshore of southwest Puerto Rico occurred as the result of oblique strike slip faulting at shallow depth. A sequence of earthquakes occurred.. Search Clearinghouse Resources. [43] By January 14, the number of homeless region-wide had climbed to 8,000. [37][38] A woman died of a heart attack in the town of Guayanilla after a 4.36-magnitude aftershock hit overnight during the night of January 9 to January 10. It is very unlikely the aftershocks will cease completely within the next month. For more information, see the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program event page. The most likely scenario is that aftershocks will continue to decrease in frequency over the next 30 days, with no further earthquakes similarly sized to the M 6.4 that occurred on Jan. 7, 2020 (i.e., will be less than M 6.0). 30-Day Aftershock Scenarios (Revised: Jan 17; English | Spanish). Only one of these scenarios will occur. [54] The Moscoso Building of the Ponce City Hall was also damaged. Unas 7,500 personas han abandonado sus hogares para buscar otro tipo de refugio incluidos, en algunos casos, automóviles y tiendas de campaña. Scenario Two (less likely): 16 percent chance [-5% from yesterday], Scenario Three (least likely):  3 percent chance [0% from yesterday]. It is very unlikely the aftershocks will cease completely within the next month. Stars with 20th and 21st century years are earthquake epicenters located using instrument data. These scenarios represent what could happen from January 16 to February 16, 2020. The USGS aftershock forecast, updated on Jan. 11, indicates the likelihood of a M 6.0 or larger aftershock over the next 7 days is 12 percent. The NOAA Tsunami Warning System states no tsunami warning or advisory. The earthquakes in these scenarios would occur in the areas near where aftershocks are happening now. Have you felt the shaking? “El USGS y nuestros colaboradores en la Red Sísmica de Puerto Rico comenzaron a instalar estaciones sísmicas adicionales poco después del terremoto principal. [16] The White House also approved $5 million in federal emergency relief. The USGS aftershock forecast indicates there is a 3 percent chance of a magnitude 6.4 or larger aftershock over the next 7 days. image copyright AFP. The rate of aftershocks will decline over time, but a large aftershock can increase the numbers again, temporarily. The arrow at the top right corner shows the direction of the North American plate motion relative to the Caribbean plate. The January 6 earthquake, and other recent nearby events, are occurring in the offshore deformation zone bound by the Punta Montalva Fault on land and the Guayanilla Canyon offshore. En un nuevo informe publicado hoy, los expertos del USGS estimaron que las réplicas del terremoto de magnitud 6.4 del 7 de enero de 2020 persistirán durante años o décadas, aunque con una frecuencia decreciente. [13] The quakes also caused 28 families in Lares to lose their homes. [22] Several faults are also known to cross parts of the main island. By magnitude. Puerto Rico earthquake triggers blackout, reports of injuries and at least one dead A powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake off Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast early Jan. 7 triggered a … Los hallazgos más importantes del informe incluyen: New Top Story: As Aftershocks Continue in Puerto Rico, USGS Supports Quake Recovery. [6] The largest and most damaging of this sequence was a magnitude 6.4 Mw, which occurred on January 7 at 04:24 AST (08:24 UTC), with a maximum felt intensity of VII (Very strong) on the Modified Mercalli intensity scale. [19][20] Tent cities were set up in five of the hardest-hit towns with space for some 3,200 refugees. Travel Alert January 2020: Earthquakes in Puerto Rico. The rate of aftershocks will continue to decline over time. [45] The number of homes with some level of damage was, however, significantly higher. Magnitude 3 and above events are large enough to be felt near the epicenter. Those parts of the subduction zone not outlined by red are not expected to generate large earthquakes. Jan 7 08:52: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.3. Puerto Rico Earthquakes & HIPAA Bulletin: January 2020 Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a Declared Emergency Severe disasters – such as the earthquakes in Puerto Rico – impose additional challenges on health care providers. Only one of these scenarios will occur. [30] There were also rock and landslides. Only one of these scenarios will occur. Starting on December 28, 2019, and progressing into 2021, the southwestern part of the island of Puerto Rico was struck by an earthquake swarm, including 11 that were of magnitude 5 or greater. Foreshocks to the magnitude 5.0 earthquake on December 29, 2019, are plotted in green. This forecast may change as the earthquake sequence continues to develop. Puerto Rico Earthquake Sequence December 2019 to January 2020: Field Assessment Structural Team Early Access Reconnaissance Report. Father Melvin Díaz Aponte inspects damage to the Parroquia Inmaculada Concepción church after a 6.4 earthquake hit just south of the island on January 7, 2020 in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. Future aftershocks are likely to be located where aftershocks have already been occurring -- within about 30 kilometers (about 20 miles) of the epicenter of the magnitude 6.4 mainshock. Among the structures damaged by this aftershock were the Ponce Servicios municipal government building,[56] Museo de la Masacre de Ponce,[57] Residencia Armstrong-Poventud,[57] and Casa Vives. Historically the region has seen moderate seismicity, but Puerto Rico is tectonically active, and infrequent naturally occurring large earthquakes are expected. [73][74][75], In the aftermath of the main quake and its major aftershocks, thousands of residents, including many whose homes had not been damaged, developed seismophobia and continued sleeping outdoors weeks after the earthquake of January 7. Los cambios en el comportamiento de la secuencia de réplicas, incluida la aparición de una nueva réplica grande, podrían requerir nuevos estimados. Based on our aftershock forecasts, USGS has modeled three possible scenarios for this earthquake sequence as it evolves over the next month. Dentro del próximo año, hay una probabilidad del 5-10 por ciento de un terremoto de magnitud 7 o mayor. La probabilidad anual de una réplica de magnitud 6 o mayor se mantendrá por encima del 25 por ciento durante 3 meses a 3 años. Additionally, aftershocks continued for days after a 5.9 earthquake occurred on January 11th. Los resultados del estudio no implican un cambio en el riesgo de terremotos en otras partes de Puerto Rico. 9 January 2020. The Inmaculada Concepcion church, built in 1841, is seen partially collapsed after an earthquake hit the island in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico on January 7, 2020. Puerto Rico lies in a tectonically active region where earthquakes have occurred for centuries, but because Puerto Rico has not experienced a quake of this level of impact since 1918, the recent quakes, their aftershocks, and resulting damage took many islanders by surprise. On January 7, 2020, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the island of Puerto Rico, with aftershocks still rocking the island. The magnitude 5.0 earthquake on December 29, 2019, and its aftershocks are plotted Only one of these scenarios will occur. 2021-01-17 00:18:49 UTC 2.7 magnitude, 10 km depth Fuig, Guanica, Puerto Rico 2.7 magnitude earthquake 2021-01-17 00:18:49 UTC at 00:18 January 17, 2021 UTC January 13, 2020 by Armand Vervaeck. Los pronósticos que se encuentran en este informe se pueden usar como guía para lo toma de decisiones de política pública u otras acciones. The rate of aftershocks will continue to decline over time. Our results do not imply a change in the risk of earthquakes in other parts of Puerto Rico. Based on our aftershock forecasts, USGS has modeled three possible scenarios for this earthquake sequence as it evolves over the next month. 6.4 Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico on 2nd Day of Strong Temblors; at Least 1 Killed January 7, 2020, ktla.com A 6.4 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning, killing at leas… [33] On January 12, 2020, Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vázquez Garced made a disbursement of $2 million to each of six municipalities most affected by the quake;[19] the monies came from the Puerto Rico State Emergency Reserve Fund. Among these were Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Museo de la Masacre, Iglesia Evangélica (northwest corner of C. Unión and C. Vives); "La Gloria" store on Paseo Atocha, Hotel Ponce Plaza, Condominium Ponciana on C. Marina, Darlington Building, also on C. Marina. The earthquakes in these scenarios would occur in the areas near where aftershocks are happening now. There were more than 3,000 quakes within about 20 miles of the epicenter of Puerto Rico’s quake in January alone, according to the Puerto Rico Seismic Network. Damaging earthquakes, like the ones in Puerto Rico, can be unsettling, destructive, and often tragic to the communities they affect. [44] A 15 January 2020 register of homes rendered uninhabitable listed at least 789 properties. Some power outages were also reported. It is very unlikely the aftershocks will cease completely within the next month. The January 6 and 7, 2020, M 5.8 and M 6.4 earthquakes offshore of southwest Puerto Rico occurred as the result of oblique strike slip faulting at shallow depth. USGS scientists Thomas L. Pratt and Alena L. Leads, along with Dr. Elizabeth Vanacore, associate research professor at University of Puerto Rico, analyze data in earthquake monitoring and recording equipment amid aftershocks across the island's southern coast. The agency received her request for an emergency declaration from the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that occurred earlier today, and that request is under consideration. The US Geological Survey said the recent earthquake was an aftershock of a 6.4-magnitude tremor that struck Puerto Rico in January. Puerto Rico Earthquake 3rd Update January 7, 2020 - YouTube [42], On January 13, it was reported that some 3,000 homes had been destroyed or significantly damaged. Significant damage is possible. Regardless of scenario, earthquakes will continue to occur for days, months, or potentially years to come. Continuaremos trabajando diligentemente para proporcionar información oportuna sobre terremotos, como este informe de duración de réplicas, para ayudar a apoyar y proteger a las comunidades locales de nuestra nación". 6.4 Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico on 2nd Day of Strong Temblors; at Least 1 Killed January 7, 2020, ktla.com A 6.4 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Puerto Rico on … The earthquakes in these scenarios would occur in the areas near where aftershocks are happening now. Observations from seismic monitoring equipment will improve our ability to characterize and forecast earthquakes which will help protect lives and property. [64] Financial losses were calculated at $3.1 billion US dollars. In January 2020, Puerto Rico was rattled for more than three weeks by over 400 earthquakes greater than M3. The Mw 6.4 event had a focal mechanism consistent with normal faulting on a fault trending WSW-ENE. close. [71][72] The governor nominated the Adjutant General of the Puerto Rico National Guard to take over the post of fired Office of Emergency Management Secretary and ordered him to immediately move the items to the refugee centers of the municipalities affected by the earthquake and to distribute them to those people needing them. A Puerto Rican flag waves on top of a pile of rubble as debris is removed from a main road in Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 8, 2020, one day after an earthquake. To the north of Puerto Rico, North America subducts beneath the Caribbean plate along the Puerto Rico trench. The results in this report are based on the current behavior (as of January 17, 2020) of this aftershock sequence and may need to be modified if that behavior changes, including if a larger earthquake occurs. Regardless of scenario, earthquakes will continue to occur for days, months, or potentially years to come. Within the next year, there is a 20-30 percent chance of an aftershock as large as the mainshock or larger. Puerto Rico se encuentra en una región tectónicamente activa donde los terremotos han ocurrido durante siglos, pero debido a que Puerto Rico no ha experimentado un terremoto de este nivel de impacto desde el 1918, los terremotos recientes, sus réplicas y el daño resultante tomaron por sorpresa a muchos isleños. Within the next year, there is a 5-10 percent chance of a magnitude 7 or greater earthquake. Puerto Rico Earthquakes & HIPAA Bulletin: January 2020 Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During a Declared Emergency Severe disasters – such as the earthquakes in Puerto Rico – impose additional challenges on health care providers. Puerto Rico has had: (M1.5 or greater) 20 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 117 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 674 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 7,861 earthquakes in the past 365 days Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), Mapping, Remote Sensing, and Geospatial Data, As Aftershocks Continue in Puerto Rico, USGS Supports Quake Recovery, USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website. The forecasts found in this report can be used to guide public policy decisions or other actions. [14] A power plant that supplied over a quarter of Puerto Rico's energy needs was badly damaged and was shut down, with repairs estimated to take at least a year.[15]. There is also a high likelihood of M 3.0+ aftershocks in the coming week; these M 3.0+ quakes may be felt near the epicenters. … A house in southern Puerto Rico in the municipality of Guánica that was built upon stilts. 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