A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.852° West, 17.9113° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:46:18 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt20156002, us6000a5x0, pr2020156011. Unique identifier: pr2020156011. Global time and date of event 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 14:46:18 / June 4, 2020 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 8 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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