A minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 135 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (84 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020122016. Event ids that are associated: pr2020122016, us7000988z. The temblor was picked up at 11:28:30 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 76 km, -65.372° West, 19.4608° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 15:28:30 / May 1, 2020 @ 3:28 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 135 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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