A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 16:27:57 / April 5, 2020 @ 4:27 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008pbk. Unique identifier: us70008pbk. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8863 West, latitude 17.9933 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:27:57 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Guayama, Toa Alta. Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and eighty 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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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. 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: 1 km N of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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