A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Jauca in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 00:30:28 / October 25, 2019 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:30:28 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3292 West, latitude 17.889 North, depth = 8.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.55 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19298050, us600062rb. Id of event: us600062rb.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Real, Mayagüez, Quebradillas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSE of Jauca, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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