A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from El Negro in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 01:10:26 / May 2, 2019 @ 1:10 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:10:26 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -65.8256° West, 17.9946° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2019122000. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19122050, us70003fgc, pr2019122000.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barceloneta, Estancias de Florida, Florida (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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