A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:25:43 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007mf5. Id of event: us60007mf5. The temblor was picked up at 19:25:43 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.75 West, latitude 18.7758 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Quebradillas, Mayagüez. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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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