A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 10:28:11 / January 7, 2020 @ 10:28 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:28:11 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70006vnr. Event ids that are associated: us70006vnr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -66.7141° West, latitude 17.9765° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake 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), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Piedras, Carolina, Yabucoa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-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 earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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