A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.33 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:27:33 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.6292° West, latitude 18.9648° North, depth = 7.33 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 14:27:33 / January 29, 2020 @ 2:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt20029001, us60007j3c. Unique identifier: us60007j3c.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana, Añasco, Quebradillas. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-three 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.
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