A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Friday. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:29:14 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000alc2, pr2020192008. Unique identifier: pr2020192008. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 11:29:14 / July 10, 2020 @ 11:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.4505° West, 19.1208° North, depth 18 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 18 km (11 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Vega Alta, Ingenio. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 73 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.
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