A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Comerio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 10:00:55 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020102011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020102011. Exact location of earthquake, -66.257° West, 18.1976° North, depth 12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 14:00:55 / April 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Las Marías, Maricao (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SW of Comerio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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