A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa Alta in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: us70006vq3. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20007023, us70006vq3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 13:00:22 / January 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:00:22 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.6952° West, 18.0249° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loíza, San Isidro, Humacao. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km S of Tallaboa Alta, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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