A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007acy, pr2020019001. Unique identifier: pr2020019001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9426 West, latitude 17.9403 North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was reported at 20:53:58 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 00:53:58 / January 19, 2020 @ 12:53 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campanilla, Dorado, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days five hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 15 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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