A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 05:29:51 / March 10, 2020 @ 5:29 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:29:51 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008d0x. Event ids that are associated: us60008d0x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9352 West, latitude 17.9116 North, depth = 18.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.3 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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