A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.05 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 15:12:10 / February 4, 2020 @ 3:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.838 West, latitude 17.7335 North, depth = 3.05 km. Event id: us60007pfi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007pfi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:12:10 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Isabela, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 27 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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