A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 05:52:32 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 05:52:32 / June 13, 2020 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9393° West, 17.8796° North, depth 13.05 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.05 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: us6000ab4r. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20165050, us6000ab4r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, Arroyo, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 10 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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