A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -65.6213° West, latitude 18.522° North, depth = 84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020125003. Event ids that are associated: us700099jf, pr2020125003. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 00:22:00 / May 4, 2020 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:22:00 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranquitas, Vega Baja, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km N of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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