A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20007030, us70006vsx. Id of event: us70006vsx. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7401° West, 17.9394° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 12:27:07 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 16:27:07 / January 7, 2020 @ 4:27 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Humacao, Las Piedras, Carolina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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