A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: us70009pfq. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009pfq. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:43:07 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 11:43:07 / May 24, 2020 @ 11:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5387 West, latitude 18.8978 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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