A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 12:07:39 / May 8, 2020 @ 12:07 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19 km, -67.8345° West, 19.0375° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:07:39 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020129006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020129006, us70009cbq.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
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-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 66 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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