A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pt19281000. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19281000. 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: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 18:18:02 / October 8, 2019 @ 6:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.275 West, latitude 19.078 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 14:18:02 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, Arecibo, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 67 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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