5.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Puerto Rico

first_imgpawel.gaul/iStock(NEW YORK) — A 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Puerto Rico early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Service.The quake struck off the southern coast of the U.S. territory in the Caribbean Sea at a shallow depth of 6 kilometers, or under 4 miles. The epicenter was recorded just 8 miles south of Indios, Puerto Rico, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.It’s the latest in a string of earthquakes to hit the island’s southern region over the past several days.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img

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