A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.63 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8592 West, latitude 17.8166 North, depth = 6.63 km. The temblor was detected at 13:06:30 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006z7h. Id of event: us70006z7h. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 17:06:30 / January 13, 2020 @ 5:06 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, San Antonio, Pájaros (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and three, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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