A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 05:22:57 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020129005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020129005. Exact location of event, longitude -67.621 West, latitude 18.9868 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 10:22:57 / May 8, 2020 @ 10:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Rincón, Aguada (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-two 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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