A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 23:35:18 / March 8, 2020 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:35:18 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.5839° West, 19.034° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008c8j. Unique identifier: us60008c8j. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
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. 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: 78 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.