A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.8438° West, 17.9208° North. Unique identifier: pr2020153004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020153004. The 3.47-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:16:10 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 05:16:10 / June 1, 2020 @ 5:16 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Pájaros, San Antonio. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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