A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:28:49 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7293° West, latitude 17.893° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 22:28:49 / August 6, 2020 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000bacv. Event ids that are associated: us6000bacv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Yabucoa, Gurabo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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