A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 06:22:03 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020074020. Event ids that are associated: pr2020074020. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 10:22:03 / March 14, 2020 @ 10:22 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.825 West, latitude 19.1175 North, depth = 28 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Arecibo, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-eight 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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