A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8181° West, 17.9426° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70006yfe. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006yfe. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 15:41:17 / January 11, 2020 @ 3:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:41:17 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, Cataño, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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