A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8706° West, 17.978° North, depth 10 km. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:28:28 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 11:28:28 / June 1, 2020 @ 11:28 am. Event id: pr2020153016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020153016.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Toa Alta, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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