A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000b40j. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b40j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:59:48 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7555 West, latitude 17.9274 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 12:59:48 / July 25, 2020 @ 12:59 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, Cataño, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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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