A light earthquake magnitude 4.05 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020096046. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008pk4, pr2020096046. Exact location, longitude -67.3778° West, latitude 18.3646° North, depth = 123 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123 km (76 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 23:01:09 / April 5, 2020 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:01:09 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Barceloneta, Florida (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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