A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:24:13 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.4068° West, latitude 19.1208° North, depth = 20 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 13:24:13 / May 23, 2020 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020144018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020144018.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Candelaria Arenas, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-nine 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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