A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020040008. Event ids that are associated: us70007lvm, pr2020040008. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8803° West, 17.7595° North, depth 4 km. The temblor was detected at 00:53:38 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 04:53:38 / February 9, 2020 @ 4:53 am.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 29 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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