A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 06:15:27 / January 2, 2020 @ 6:15 am. Id of earthquake: usa0006bgm. Event ids that are associated: usa0006bgm. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:15:27 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5035 West, latitude 18.8806 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, San Sebastián, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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