A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.7408° West, latitude 17.977° North, depth = 7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:26:19 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20020002, us60007b4l, pr2020020003. Id of event: pr2020020003. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 05:26:19 / January 20, 2020 @ 5:26 am.
The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Piedras, Carolina, Yabucoa.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-nine 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.
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