599  
WWCA82 TJSJ 240335  
SPSSJU  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
1135 PM AST MON SEP 23 2019  
 
PRZ001>011-240545-  
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-  
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-  
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-  
1135 PM AST MON SEP 23 2019  
 
ACCORDING TO PRSN/PTWC AN EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED ABOUT 44 MILES  
NORTH OF PUERTO RICO AT 11:24 PM AST. LAT 19.N/LONG 67.2 W/DEPTH-6  
MILES.  
 
THE EARTHQUAKE HAS BEEN REPORTED AS FELT IN SEVERAL AREAS ACROSS  
PUERTO RICO. PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.3.  
   
..NO TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THE NEARBY EARTHQUAKE
 
 
BASED ON LOCATION AND MAGNITUDE THE EARTHQUAKE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT TO  
GENERATE A TSUNAMI DAMAGING TO PUERTO RICO...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...THE  
U.S. ATLANTIC AND GULF OF MEXICO COASTS OR EASTERN CANADA. SOME OF THESE  
AREAS MAY EXPERIENCE NON-DAMAGING SEA LEVEL CHANGES.  
 

 
 
MITCHELL  
 
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