A light earthquake with magnitude 4.63 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020175032. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20175003, us6000ahf5, pr2020175032. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -67.0691° West, 19.2293° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:34:02 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 20:34:02 / June 23, 2020 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Arecibo.
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 twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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