A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 04:00:46 / October 11, 2020 @ 4:00 am. Event id: us6000c7fy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7fy. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:00:46 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0141 West, latitude 17.8248 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta. The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SSE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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