A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: us70007ne1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007ne1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 21:31:13 / February 11, 2020 @ 9:31 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9408 West, latitude 17.851 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:31:13 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Cidra, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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