A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa Alta in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us6000b855. Event ids that are associated: us6000b855. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7071° West, 18.029° North, depth 34.11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.11 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 20:07:58 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:07:58 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carolina, Yabucoa, Juncos. The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 2 km SSW of Tallaboa Alta, Puerto Rico.
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