A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 18:12:01 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8473 West, latitude 17.9333 North, depth = 14 km. Event id: pr2020359056. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020359056. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 18:12:01 / December 24, 2020 @ 6:12 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Caguas, Levittown (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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