A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16248034, at00oczv8e. Id of event: pr16248034. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:24:18 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.43° West, 19.0119° North, depth 39 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 19:24:18 / September 4, 2016 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Luquillo in Puerto Rico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39 km (24 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Carolina, Canovanas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Canovanas (c. 8 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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