A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099aa. Id of event: us700099aa. The temblor was picked up at 05:44:15 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 10:44:15 / May 3, 2020 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.5505° West, 18.9739° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, Camuy, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 seven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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