A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 18:10:55 / January 7, 2020 @ 6:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7306° West, 18.0043° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt20007034, us70006vun. Unique identifier: us70006vun. The temblor was picked up at 14:10:55 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carolina, Yabucoa, Juncos. Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine 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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