A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 02:52:30 / January 13, 2020 @ 2:52 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:30 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7255 West, latitude 17.9716 North, depth = 16 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020013000. Event ids that are associated: pt20013000, us70006z0a, pr2020013000. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carolina, Yabucoa, Juncos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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