Temperate earthquake strikes Puerto Ricoon May 27, 2010 at 4:55 am
Earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 strike the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake hit at 1:16 a.m. (0516 GMT) four miles (six kilometers) from the small community of Espino on the western part of the island and 63 miles (101 kilometers) from the capital, San Juan. It was recorded at a depth of 68 miles (110 kilometers).
There were no immediate reports of damage and injuries.
The West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said it did not guess a tsunami, but local tsunamis triggered by underwater landslides were possible in coastal areas close to the epicenter.