A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.5616° West, 18.8995° North. Event id: us70009cbq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009cbq. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 12:07:40 / May 8, 2020 @ 12:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:07:40 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, Quebradillas, Moca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 66 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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