A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pajaros in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 01:24:24 / October 14, 2016 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr16288000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16288000, at00of0jwp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 145 km (90 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Pajaros in Puerto Rico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 145 km, -66.194° West, 18.3589° North. The temblor was detected at 21:24:24 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Guánica, Sabana Grande (min 5000 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 2 km ESE of Pajaros, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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