A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 12:52:17 / January 17, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:52:17 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us700071n4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071n4. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0256° West, 17.9918° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Naranjito, Comerío.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and four, in the past 30 days five hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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