A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 06:22:23 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 10:22:23 / February 23, 2020 @ 10:22 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020054015, us70007v53. Unique identifier: pr2020054015. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4583 West, latitude 18.6836 North, depth = 9 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, San Germán, Maricao (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 48 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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