A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.6605° West, latitude 18.8716° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 05:35:07 / May 4, 2020 @ 5:35 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099m3, pr2020125002. Id of event: pr2020125002. The temblor was reported at 00:35:07 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Moca, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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