A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Palomas in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us7000adx7. Event ids that are associated: pt20180052, us7000adx7. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 22:48:51 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.8495° West, latitude 18.0053° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:48:51 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Cataño, Caguas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km ESE of Palomas, Puerto Rico.
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