A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us10006kmt. Event ids that are associated: at00od1nnt, us10006kmt. A tsunami warning has been issued near Emajagua in Puerto Rico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 18:35:52 / September 5, 2016 @ 6:35 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.45 km (5 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:35:52 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.6355° West, latitude 17.7368° North, depth = 7.45 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Barranquitas, Coamo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 39 km SE of Emajagua, Puerto Rico.
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