A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr16009009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16009009. The epicenter was at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:59 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7882 West, latitude 19.0979 North, depth = 23 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 13:21:59 / January 9, 2016 @ 1:21 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Quebradillas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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