A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us60006a0u. Event ids that are associated: pt19314050, us60006a0u. Exact location, longitude -65.3319° West, latitude 17.8146° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/19 / 2019-11-10 18:29:45 / November 10, 2019 @ 6:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:29:45 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loíza, Santa Barbara, Caguas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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