A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:52:01 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020222004. Unique identifier: pr2020222004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8488° West, 17.8725° North, depth 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 19:52:01 / August 9, 2020 @ 7:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 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). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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