A light earthquake magnitude 4.22 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event id: pr2020090012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008inj, pr2020090012. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.8906° West, 17.9206° North. Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 16:06:43 / March 30, 2020 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:06:43 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Aguas Buenas, Ingenio. Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 82 km (51 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 six, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 8 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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