A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:38:33 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 06:38:33 / June 18, 2020 @ 6:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7563° West, 17.9049° North. Unique identifier: us6000adzf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000adzf.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, San Lorenzo, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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