A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020214003. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7y1, pr2020214003. Exact location, longitude -66.8426° West, latitude 17.8868° North, depth = 14 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:21:47 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 11:21:47 / August 1, 2020 @ 11:21 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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