A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt19314050. Unique identifier: pt19314050. Exact location of event, longitude -65.324 West, latitude 17.999 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/19 / 2019-11-10 18:29:46 / November 10, 2019 @ 6:29 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:46 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Cidra, Tortola. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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