A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007c67. Id of event: us60007c67. 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: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:31:09 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:31 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:31:09 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7243 West, latitude 17.99 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Piedras, Carolina, Yabucoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and seventy-three, in the last 10 days eight hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km WSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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