Check out here the latest tremors that were recorded on the island today, January 1, 2024, according to the official report of the Puerto Rico Seismic Network.
Latest earthquakes in Puerto Rico today, January 1, 2024. The new year is coming, and the tremors do not stop. Therefore your friends Mix management shares all the detailed information about the latest telluric movements recorded on the island, thanks to a report from the Seismic Network of Puerto Rico (RSPR), the organization responsible for monitoring seismic activity on the national territory, which includes time, magnitude and epicenter. .
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It should be noted that Puerto Rico is one of the countries prone to multiple earthquakes (series clustered in time and space) that can last for days, weeks or even months and can cause significant damage and destruction. In this sense, we share with you the latest earthquakes recorded on the island.
Tremors in Puerto Rico today, January 1, 2024
RSPR is affiliated with the Department of Geology at the Mayaguez Campus of the University of Puerto Rico to obtain accurate data from federal agencies. USGS, FEMA and NOAA.
Seismic zones in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is located on the boundary of the North American and Caribbean plates. There is evidence of oblique subduction and lateral displacement between the two plates. Seismic activity is concentrated in eight zones, of which:
- Puerto Rico Trench.
- Faults on the northern and southern slopes of Puerto Rico.
- In the northeast in the Hat Zone.
- To the west, in Mona Canyon.
- Passage Mona.
- In the east, in the basins of the Virgin Islands and Anegada.
- Depression of Death in the South.
- In southwest Puerto Rico.