A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 00:54:25 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.5625° West, latitude 17.8806° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1f9. Unique identifier: us6000a1f9. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 00:54:25 / May 29, 2020 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Humacao, Moca, San Juan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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