A light earthquake magnitude 4.13 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -67.93° West, 19.1865° North, depth 29 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19356050, us70006pp7, pr2019356000. Id of event: pr2019356000. The temblor was detected at 21:56:10 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 02:56:10 / December 22, 2019 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles).
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 72 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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