A light earthquake with magnitude 4.66 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt17198001, us20009wug, pr2017198001. Unique identifier: pr2017198001. The temblor was reported at 22:19:02 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -66.7793° West, 19.1255° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 02:19:02 / July 17, 2017 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Toa Alta, Candelaria Arenas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 69 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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