A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70006vqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006vqe. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7116° West, 17.9531° North. The temblor was reported at 09:22:06 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 13:22:06 / January 7, 2020 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juncos, Yabucoa, Trujillo Alto.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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