A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006bn6. Id of event: usa0006bn6. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:26:29 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:26 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7767 West, latitude 18.0034 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 07:26:29 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Patillas. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days nine hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SSW of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico.
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