A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ahkc. Id of event: us6000ahkc. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8026 West, latitude 18.0246 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 02:30:59 / June 24, 2020 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:30:59 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Gurabo, San Lorenzo (min 5000 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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