A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: us60007atk. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007atk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 18:45:04 / January 19, 2020 @ 6:45 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.7128° West, latitude 17.9037° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:45:04 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event 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), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juncos, Trujillo Alto, Yabucoa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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