A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5808 West, latitude 19.0153 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 06:12:26 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020129007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020129007, us70009cb4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 11:12:26 / May 8, 2020 @ 11:12 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Aguada, Aguadilla. Nearby 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 81 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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