A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 04:35:43 / February 2, 2020 @ 4:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:35:43 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.6108° West, 18.9261° North. Event id: us60007mjj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007mjj.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayagüez, Camuy, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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