A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 05:52:33 / June 13, 2020 @ 5:52 am. Id of earthquake: pt20165050. Event ids that are associated: pt20165050. Exact location of earthquake, -66.905° West, 17.917° North, depth 3.3 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:52:33 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (59 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 6 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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