A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:45:17 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000a9r7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a9r7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/20 / 2020-06-11 06:45:17 / June 11, 2020 @ 6:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5821 West, latitude 17.9356 North, depth = 11.14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.14 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Canovanas, Santa Barbara (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty-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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
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