A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr2020011001. Event ids that are associated: pt20011050, us70006y32, pr2020011001. Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 02:28:21 / January 11, 2020 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7946 West, latitude 17.9923 North, depth = 4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:28:21 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter).
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 Las Piedras, Carolina, Yabucoa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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