A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 05:52:34 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9471° West, 17.9601° North, depth 9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 05:52:34 / June 13, 2020 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020165002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20165050, us6000ab4r, pr2020165002.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas, Arroyo. The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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