A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Adjuntas in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7367 West, latitude 18.1286 North, depth = 7.71 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:00:35 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008qki. Unique identifier: us70008qki. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 13:00:35 / April 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.71 km (5 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Carolina, Juncos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ESE of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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