A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.73 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5377 West, latitude 18.9912 North, depth = 20.73 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: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 02:56:14 / December 22, 2019 @ 2:56 am. The temblor was detected at 21:56:14 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006pp7. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19356050, us70006pp7.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, Camuy, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-three 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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