A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.77 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Emajagua in Puerto Rico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 14:31:16 / November 11, 2016 @ 2:31 pm. Id of earthquake: us100076wa. Event ids that are associated: us100076wa, at00oghf05. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:31:16 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.6266° West, latitude 17.7819° North, depth = 13.77 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Pájaros, Cataño. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SE of Emajagua, Puerto Rico.
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