A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.5891° West, 18.9653° North, depth 53 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 08:23:32 / March 3, 2020 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020063014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020063014. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:23:32 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-four 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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