A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:28:19 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:28:19 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:28 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7468° West, 17.9696° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006vpj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006vpj.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yabucoa, Juncos, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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