A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:34:36 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6868 West, latitude 18.8416 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 00:34:36 / February 2, 2020 @ 12:34 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007mfg, pr2020033003. Unique identifier: pr2020033003.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana, Isabela, Moca (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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