A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2fi. Unique identifier: us6000b2fi. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 04:44:16 / July 23, 2020 @ 4:44 am. Exact location, longitude -66.8377° West, latitude 17.9015° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:44:16 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Bayamón, Sabana Seca. Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-five 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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