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Event Details
Estimated Maximum Intensity: II in Hormigueros, PR
Date: December 31, 2022 16:52:00 UTC
December 31, 2022 12:52:00 Hora Local
Region: Southwest Region of Puerto Rico
Distances: 4.47 Km East-Southeast of Cabo Rojo,PR
8.28 Km West-Northwest of Lajas,PR
18.61 Km South of Mayagüez,PR
Magnitude: 2.38 Md
Location: Latitude: 18.038 Longitude: -67.112
Depth: 22 Km
Tsunami Warning Level: No Warning, Advisory or Watch is in effect for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Issued Date & Time 2022-12-31 14:14:29
ID: 20221231165200

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Epicentral Map (PRSN), Last Modified: 2022-12-31 14:14:37 Hora Local.
BULLETIN 1
Seismic Event/Tsunami
DATE: December 31, 2022
LOCAL TIME: 12:52:00
LATITUDE: 18.038 N
LONGITUDE: 67.112 W
LOCATION: 4.5 Km East-Southeast of Cabo Rojo,PR
18.6 Km South of Mayagüez,PR
DEPTH: 22 Km
MAGNITUDE: 2.38 Md
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM INTENSITY: II in Hormigueros, PR
TSUNAMI ALERT LEVEL: No Warning, Advisory or Watch is in effect for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
DATE & ISSUED TIME 2022-12-31 14:14:37
The Puerto Rico Seismic Network (PRSN) received information that this micro earthquake was reported as felt in Hormigueros with a maximum intensity of II (Modified Mercalli Scale, MM). At the moment of generating this bulletin no damages has been reported and are not expected to occur

Based on magnitude, location and historic records the earthquake was not sufficient to generate a destructive tsunami to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.

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