Posts Tagged ‘Puerto Rico’

7/22/2011 — extremely RARE tornadoes in Puerto Rico

July 23, 2011 Comments off

Puerto Rico, Gulf and Atlantic States — plate slippage soon

July 19, 2011 Comments off

Is the Massive Puerto Rico Trench Awakening?

June 29, 2011 Comments off


by Zen Gardner

“What Puerto Rico Trench?”  Exactly.

The arrows in the map above show the direction the underlying Caribbean tectonic plates are moving, with the resultant build-up of pressure releasing into a myrid of earthquakes in the region over the years. Puerto Rico is the smaller green island in the middle, with the Dominican Republic the larger island to the left. The string of other Caribbean islands is buried under the earthquake markers that Read more…

5.0 earthquake shows growing unrest in Caribbean plate

January 23, 2011 1 comment

January 21, 2011 – CARIBBEAN – The 5.0 earthquake that struck Saint Kitt and Leward Islands at a depth of 163.7 km today is one more indication of the growing unrest and tension seen in the Caribbean plate as planetary tremors have intensified in frequency across the globe. The massive volcanic eruptions in the Caribbean over the last two years, the earthquakes swarms around Puerto Rico in 2010, and the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in January of 2010 are all indications that this region is destined to see more violent seismic and volcanic turbulence in the near future.