A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 13:29:48 / October 27, 2019 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2312° West, 19.0976° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us600063l7. Event ids that are associated: pt19300000, us600063l7. The temblor was reported at 09:29:48 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, San Sebastián, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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