A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 21:26:55 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020033006, us60007mhw. Unique identifier: pr2020033006. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 02:26:55 / February 2, 2020 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.9838° West, 19.1081° North, depth 9 km.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Punta Cana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 76 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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