A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Event id: us7000adwd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adwd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:43:58 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 21:43:58 / June 28, 2020 @ 9:43 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9513 West, latitude 17.9725 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campanilla, Dorado, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico.
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