A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9492 West, latitude 17.9907 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20180050, us7000adgu. Id of event: us7000adgu. The temblor was detected at 06:42:42 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:42:42 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:42 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Caguas, Patillas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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