A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:45 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700047jt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19181000, us700047jt. Global time and date of event 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 01:50:45 / June 30, 2019 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -65.2627° West, latitude 19.1038° North, depth = 46.26 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.26 km (29 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luquillo, Charlotte Amalie, Culebra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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