A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 13:29:52 / October 27, 2019 @ 1:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19300000, pr2019300014, us600063l7. Id of event: pr2019300014. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2883 West, latitude 19.1476 North, depth = 19 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 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:29:52 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Hatillo, Camuy. The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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