A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global time and date of event 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 11:25:21 / July 10, 2020 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:25:21 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000alby, pr2020192007. Id of event: pr2020192007. Exact location, longitude -67.1308° West, latitude 19.0078° North, depth = 8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Añasco, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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