A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:27:25 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 08:27:25 / February 27, 2020 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020058011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020058011, us6000855j. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7968 West, latitude 18.0475 North, depth = 9 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 0 km N of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico.
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