A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:09:28 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr16249000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00od0b7r, pr16249000. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 01:09:28 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 39 km, -65.3929° West, 19.0729° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Luquillo in Puerto Rico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Grande, Loíza, Fajardo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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