A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event id: pt20020002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20020002. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:26:19 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.737° West, latitude 17.994° North, depth = 0.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 05:26:19 / January 20, 2020 @ 5:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.7 km (0 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Canovanas, Humacao. 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), 93 km (58 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-six 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 earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km W of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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