A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 14:27:34 / January 29, 2020 @ 2:27 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pt20029001. Unique identifier: pt20029001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.558 West, latitude 19.032 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 09:27:34 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, San Sebastián, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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