A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 01:58:51 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a1g3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1g3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 01:58:51 / May 29, 2020 @ 1:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.5583° West, latitude 17.9094° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Rincón, Canovanas (min 5000 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 seven, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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