A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.7853° West, 18.944° North. Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 09:41:59 / February 21, 2020 @ 9:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:41:59 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u2k, pr2020052016. Id of event: pr2020052016.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 78 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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