A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 15:40:21 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ams6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ams6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 15:40:21 / July 13, 2020 @ 3:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -65.9576 West, latitude 19.0923 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Grande, San Antonio, Campanilla. The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 71 km NNE of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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