A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:46 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6931 West, latitude 18.9293 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007mf5, pr2020033001. Id of event: pr2020033001. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:25:46 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:25 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Punta Cana. Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fifty 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km NW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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