A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Palomas in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pt20180052. Event ids that are associated: pt20180052. The temblor was picked up at 22:48:50 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 22:48:50 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.886° West, 18.012° North, depth 5.4 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Gurabo, San Lorenzo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-two 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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