A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008q4y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008q4y. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 20:17:06 / April 6, 2020 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9127 West, latitude 17.7441 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 16:17:06 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Cayey, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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