A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 13:26:15 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 13:26:15 / August 1, 2020 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.8538° West, 17.8726° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7z5, pr2020214001. Unique identifier: pr2020214001.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Cidra, Vega Baja. Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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