A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -67.612° West, 18.96° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20033050. Id of event: pt20033050. The temblor was reported at 19:02:47 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:02:47 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:02 am.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Punta Cana, Añasco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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