A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 115 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (71 miles). Exact location of event, depth 30 km, -66.2386° West, 19.5068° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 22:38:43 / January 5, 2020 @ 10:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:38:43 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020005005. Unique identifier: pr2020005005. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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