A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 14:56:52 / July 19, 2020 @ 2:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:56:52 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ar9b, pr2020201004. Unique identifier: pr2020201004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8455° West, 17.9138° North, depth 13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Arroyo, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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