A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5965 West, latitude 18.9459 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 01:07:44 / February 7, 2020 @ 1:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:07:44 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007kkl. Unique identifier: us70007kkl.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Rincón. Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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