A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8341° West, 19.1247° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:51:05 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 04:51:05 / March 29, 2020 @ 4:51 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008i4g. Id of event: us70008i4g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 70 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.
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