A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 00:54:14 / February 21, 2020 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020052001. Id of event: pr2020052001. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.853 West, latitude 17.9353 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:14 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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