A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.182 West, latitude 19.068 North, depth = 33 km. Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 13:29:50 / October 27, 2019 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:29:50 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pt19300000. Event ids that are associated: pt19300000.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Lares, Añasco. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days seven hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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