A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.767 West, latitude 17.9206 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us60007c6s. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007c6s. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:30:55 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 08:30:55 / January 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juncos, Yabucoa, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (57 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one thousand and fourty-one, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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