A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lares in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007lzl, pr2020040020. Id of event: pr2020040020. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 08:57:53 / February 9, 2020 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.8796° West, 17.9743° North. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:57:53 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSW of Lares, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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