A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 08:37:21 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zlg. Id of event: us70006zlg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 12:37:21 / January 14, 2020 @ 12:37 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.834 West, latitude 17.7792 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby 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 Toa Alta, Patillas, Ceiba. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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