A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Unique identifier: us6000b7z5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7z5. Exact location, longitude -66.8306° West, latitude 17.8357° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 13:26:14 / August 1, 2020 @ 1:26 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:26:14 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Corozal, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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