A light earthquake with magnitude 4.78 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.1885° West, latitude 18.9836° North, depth = 37 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006eeq, pt19333050, pr2019333005. Id of event: pr2019333005. Global time and date of event 29/11/19 / 2019-11-29 15:08:44 / November 29, 2019 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.78-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:08:44 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo, Manatí. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-six 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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