A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 01:21:14 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:21:14 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019363003. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19363052, us70006s2i, pr2019363003. Exact location, longitude -66.8363° West, latitude 17.9308° North, depth = 3 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (61 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Trujillo Alto, Gurabo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-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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