A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lares in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us70007lzl. Event ids that are associated: us70007lzl. Exact location, longitude -66.9001° West, latitude 18.2484° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:57:51 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 08:57:51 / February 9, 2020 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Cayey, Levittown. Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SSW of Lares, Puerto Rico.
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