A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 08:01:45 / February 12, 2020 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.593° West, 18.8252° North, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:45 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007nnr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nnr, pt20043001.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabo Rojo, Puerto Real, Hormigueros. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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