A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Salinas in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:27 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.321 West, latitude 17.92 North, depth = 14.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 00:30:27 / October 25, 2019 @ 12:30 am. Event id: pt19298050. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19298050. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Añasco, Puerto Real (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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