A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:08:09 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 11:08:09 / October 2, 2019 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt19275000, us70005ps5. Unique identifier: us70005ps5. Exact location, longitude -67.2758° West, latitude 19.0216° North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 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 (57 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayagüez, Lares, Las Marías (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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