A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 01:06:00 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:06 am. Id of earthquake: pr2019363002. Event ids that are associated: pt19363051, us70006s21, pr2019363002. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.864 West, latitude 17.8846 North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:06:00 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trujillo Alto, Maunabo, San Juan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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