A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 64 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (40 miles). The 3.64-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:43:08 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.7135° West, 18.9978° North, depth 7 km. Unique identifier: pr2020145009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020145009, us70009pfq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 11:43:08 / May 24, 2020 @ 11:43 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 64 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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