A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.1768° West, 19.2096° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 02:44:49 / April 27, 2020 @ 2:44 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:44:49 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020118001. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009d0v, pr2020118001.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 71 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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