A light earthquake magnitude 4.08 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 07:08:11 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt19275000, us70005ps5, pr2019275013. Unique identifier: pr2019275013. The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 11:08:11 / October 2, 2019 @ 11:08 am. Exact location, longitude -67.2761° West, latitude 19.235° North, depth = 25 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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