A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event id: pr2020089009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020089009, us70008i4g. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7848 West, latitude 19.116 North, depth = 12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 04:51:08 / March 29, 2020 @ 4:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:51:08 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barceloneta, Quebradillas, Isabela. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 73 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).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 70 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.
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