A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2zr. Unique identifier: us6000b2zr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8079° West, latitude 17.9614° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 21:10:42 / July 23, 2020 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:10:42 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown. Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-four 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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