A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020052028, us70007u4l. Id of event: pr2020052028. Exact location, longitude -67.6738° West, latitude 18.8421° North, depth = 7 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:13:30 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 12:13:30 / February 21, 2020 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Moca, Aguada. 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 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-three 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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