A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 14:46:18 / June 4, 2020 @ 2:46 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:46:18 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.92 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8221° West, latitude 17.8953° North, depth = 11.92 km. Unique identifier: us6000a5x0. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20156002, us6000a5x0.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 10 km S of Indios, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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