A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:08:11 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pt19275000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19275000. Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 11:08:11 / October 2, 2019 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 17.5 km, -67.231° West, 19.038° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.5 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Barceloneta, Mayagüez (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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