A light earthquake with magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 06:59:12 / January 18, 2020 @ 6:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us600079ux, pr2020018002. Unique identifier: pr2020018002. The 4.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:59:12 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). 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 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.7378° West, latitude 18° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juncos, Maunabo, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days five hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km WSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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