A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020124028. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020124028, us700099as. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.6876° West, 18.8551° North, depth 11 km. The temblor was reported at 06:23:00 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 11:23:00 / May 3, 2020 @ 11:23 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana, Isabela, Moca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-eight 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. 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: 80 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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