A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009a71, pr2020126000. Id of event: pr2020126000. Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 00:46:34 / May 5, 2020 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.5373° West, latitude 19.0145° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:46:34 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Rincón, Aguada (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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