A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:56:22 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.3775° West, latitude 18.9101° North, depth = 19 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020076028. Unique identifier: pr2020076028. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 21:56:22 / March 16, 2020 @ 9:56 pm.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Hatillo, Añasco (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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