A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us60007me6. Event ids that are associated: pt20033050, us60007me6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5586 West, latitude 18.8863 North, depth = 18.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:02:49 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:02:49 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.61 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hormigueros, Las Marías, Hatillo. The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 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 six, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 65 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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