A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20013000, us70006z0a. Id of event: us70006z0a. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:52:29 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.6995 West, latitude 17.8687 North, depth = 10 km. 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 02:52:29 / January 13, 2020 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close 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, Juncos, San Juan.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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