A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 20:11:22 / January 9, 2020 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.61 km (10 miles). Id of earthquake: us70006x83. Event ids that are associated: us70006x83. Exact location, longitude -66.6854° West, latitude 17.929° North, depth = 16.61 km. The temblor was reported at 16:11:22 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juncos, Yabucoa, Trujillo Alto. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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