A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0053 West, latitude 17.9433 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 16:46:40 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 20:46:40 / January 13, 2020 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zcg, pr2020013019. Id of event: pr2020013019.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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