A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Puerto Rico Saturday, jolting some residents from their beds and briefly knocking out energy.
The U.S. Geological Survey stated the quake hit close to town of Ponce, in a area the place lots of of houses had been destroyed in a January temblor, the Related Press reported.
Ponce Mayor Maria Melendez instructed CNN a number of buildings had been broken.
There have been no instant studies of casualties, the AP stated.
Cracks in houses had been reported within the city of Guayanilla, the place spokesman Danny Hernández stated, “Every part shook actually onerous.”