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Event Details
Estimated Maximum Intensity: V in Lajas, PR
Date: January 02, 2023 06:55:06 UTC
January 02, 2023 02:55:06 Hora Local
Region: Southwest Region of Puerto Rico
Distances: 6.75 Km South-Southeast of Lajas,PR
10.87 Km West-Southeast of Guánica,PR
28.77 Km South-Southeast of Mayagüez,PR
Magnitude: 4.1 Ml
Location: Latitude: 17.9633 Longitude: -67.0076
Depth: 9 Km
Tsunami Warning Level: No Warning, Advisory or Watch is in effect for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Issued Date & Time 2023-01-02 03:36:15
ID: 20230102065505

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Epicentral Map (PRSN), Last Modified: 2023-01-02 12:53:01 Hora Local.
BULLETIN 3
Seismic Event/Tsunami
DATE: January 02, 2023
LOCAL TIME: 02:55:06
LATITUDE: 17.9633 N
LONGITUDE: 67.0076 W
LOCATION: 6.8 Km South-Southeast of Lajas,PR
28.8 Km South-Southeast of Mayagüez,PR
DEPTH: 9 Km
MAGNITUDE: 4.1 Ml
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM INTENSITY: V in Lajas, PR
TSUNAMI ALERT LEVEL: No Warning, Advisory or Watch is in effect for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
DATE & ISSUED TIME 2023-01-02 12:53:01
The Puerto Rico Seismic Network (PRSN) received information that this light earthquake was reported as felt in the Central region of Puerto Rico, the Western region of Puerto Rico and the Southern region of Puerto Rico with a maximum intensity of V (Modified Mercalli Scale, MM). At the moment of generating this bulletin no damages has been reported, but given the size and location this can not be ruled out

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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