A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:03 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.6972° West, latitude 17.889° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 08:07:03 / January 14, 2020 @ 8:07 am. Event id: us70006zj7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zj7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juncos, San Juan, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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