A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.22 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 22:14:25 / July 28, 2020 @ 10:14 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:14:25 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7688° West, latitude 17.9755° North, depth = 17.22 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5p3. Unique identifier: us6000b5p3.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Levittown, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 4 km S of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico.
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