A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Carrizales in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global time and date of event 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 18:32:03 / March 24, 2017 @ 6:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 38.74 km, -66.7329° West, 18.8566° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.74 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008uej. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008uej. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:32:03 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayanilla, Juana Díaz, San Germán. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 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 two, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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