A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.6911 West, latitude 18.8625 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 11:09:45 / May 3, 2020 @ 11:09 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020124022. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020124022. The temblor was picked up at 06:09:45 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana, Isabela, Moca. Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 74 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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