A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 23:15:45 / February 18, 2020 @ 11:15 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:15:45 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007sr3. Id of event: us70007sr3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2219 West, latitude 19.1025 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, San Sebastián, Arecibo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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