A light earthquake magnitude 4 (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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5203 West, latitude 19.076 North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was reported at 05:44:18 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 10:44:18 / May 3, 2020 @ 10:44 am. Unique identifier: pr2020124007. Ids that are associated to the event: us700099aa, pr2020124007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Rincón, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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 NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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