A 6.0-magnitude earthquake smitten forty nine miles off the northwest coast of Puerto law late Mon evening. No immediate injury from the earthquake has however been rumored neither is there a moving ridge alert, consistent with the National Weather Service (NWS).
— NWS San Juan (@NWSSanJuan) September 24, 2019
The earthquake smitten whereas Puerto law prepares for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Tibeto-Burman. The storm is anticipated to hit the island on weekday, transfer risk of flash flooding and landslides.
Key Messages for Tropical Storm #Karen: 11 AM AST, Tuesday, September 24.
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 24, 2019
The earthquake smitten at 11:23 p.m. civil time Mon night, jarring several Puerto Ricans awake.
Ignoremos mi colección de velas y mi reguero. Así y peor se vivió el #temblor en un piso 10 en Ponce city. Cuando me mudé sentía temblores todo el tiempo y guindé ese peluchito para saber cuando era real … pic.twitter.com/YK5RwCLlYz
— pao pao ❣️ (@paolak2912) September 24, 2019
•As of now, there have been 31 aftershocks following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that rattled Puerto Rico over night
•The 6.0 quake was centered in the ocean, 40 miles NW of PR
•Aftershocks may continue for more than 1 week
•They should get smaller & less frequent overtime
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) September 24, 2019
The earthquake has triggered a flurry of aftershocks, that might continue for subsequent week. AN earthquake of this magnitude has not hit Puerto law since January 2014, when a 6.4-magnitude quake smitten a couple of miles off the island’s northern coast.
As Tropical Storm Tibeto-Burman approaches, it’s calculable that regarding thirty,000 Puerto Ricans area unit still living beneath tarpaulin cowl due to the devastating impact of cyclone Maria in 2017. Tropical Storm Tibeto-Burman isn’t expected to bring anyplace near to the devastation that Maria brought 2 years past.
“Let’s indurate the worst, although what’s coming back could be a storm,” Carlos A. Acevedo, director of Puerto Rico’s Bureau for Emergency and Disaster Management, aforementioned on Mon, consistent with The big apple Times.
The risk of flash floods can seemingly continue through weekday. additional isolated regions of Puerto law area unit expected to receive up to 6 inches of rain throughout the storm.
Ferries to the smaller islands of Vieques and Culebra were suspended on Mon evening. colleges and government offices were closed weekday. Residents area unit inspired to remain within or get shelter with friends and family whereas the storm passes.