A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 10:54:44 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17239001. Id of event: pt17239001. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -67.246° West, latitude 19.137° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 14:54:44 / August 27, 2017 @ 2:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Hatillo, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two 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.
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