A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8131 West, latitude 17.9638 North, depth = 9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 03:05:20 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:05:20 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020013001. Event ids that are associated: pt20013001, us70006z0c, pr2020013001.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Gurabo, San Lorenzo.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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