6.0 Earthquake Shakes Puerto Rico As Tropical Storm Karen Nears

Puerto Rico Earthquake map

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A 6.0 magnitude earthquake occurred 38 miles north-northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico Monday night followed by over a dozen aftershocks that are continuing through this morning just as Tropical Storm Karen approaches the island nation.

The 6.0 earthquake rattled Puerto Rico at 11:23 p.m. EDT on September 23, 2019, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A few minutes later, a  5.1 earthquake occurred at 11:32 p.m. followed by over a dozen aftershocks.

The National Weather Service tweeted that there is not a tsunami threat caused by the Puerto Rico earthquake.

Puerto Rico Earthquake Aftershocks

5.1 magnitude 54km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico  11:32 p.m.  Monday, September 23, 2019

3.1 magnitude 57km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 11:43 p.m.

4.4 magnitude 65km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 11:51 p.m.

4.3 magnitude 63km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 12:09 a.m. EDT Tuesday, September 24

2.8 magnitude 86km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 12:27 a.m.

2.7 magnitude 68km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 12:50 a.m.

2.5 magnitude 92km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 12:58 a.m.

2.9 magnitude 55km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico 1:08 a.m.

2.8 magnitude 64km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico 1:09 a.m.

2.8 magnitude 76km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 1:30 a.m.

3.5 magnitude 60km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico 1:42 a.m.

3.3 magnitude 50km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 2:15 a.m.

3.2 magnitude 45km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico 3:48 a.m.

3.4 magnitude 70km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico 4:38 a.m.