A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 22:53:59 / June 21, 2020 @ 10:53 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ag4y. Id of event: us6000ag4y. The temblor was picked up at 22:53:59 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8659° West, latitude 17.9366° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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