A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 209 km N of Loiza, Puerto Rico (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 23:21:24 / September 29, 2018 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:21:24 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.6141 West, latitude 20.3114 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt18272050, us1000h4gs. Unique identifier: us1000h4gs.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 209 km N of Loiza, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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