A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event id: pr2020124025. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020124025, us700099ap. The temblor was picked up at 06:17:03 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 11:17:03 / May 3, 2020 @ 11:17 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -67.6888° West, 18.8795° North.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana, Isabela, Moca (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), 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 twenty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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