A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.0591° West, 17.8522° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:29:58 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 13:29:58 / September 29, 2020 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us6000c2kg. Unique identifier: us6000c2kg.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and ninety-one 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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