A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8246 West, latitude 17.7919 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000b7y1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7y1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 11:21:45 / August 1, 2020 @ 11:21 am. The temblor was detected at 11:21:45 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Comerío, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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