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Saturday, Jan 23, 2021

Even more tremors rock Puerto Rico/BVI region

Even more tremors rock Puerto Rico/BVI region

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has reported that yet another major earthquake has been felt in the Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands region.
In an alert minutes after 9 o’clock on Saturday, January 11, the DDM said this latest reported quake had a magnitude of 6.0.

The DDM did not specify the exact time or location of the tremor but said more information on the quake would follow.

In a subsequent alert minutes after, the DDM said No Tsunami watches, advisories or warnings have been issued in relation to the tremor but advised residents to remain on alert because “aftershocks continue”.

Over the in the BVI, there have been reports of minor tremors reaching sections of the territory.

The DDM has sent at least two other alerts of quakes that happened in Puerto Rico region within the last 14 hours, prior to this publication.
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