A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:50:52 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.8393° West, 17.9175° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 13:50:52 / August 2, 2020 @ 1:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020215012. Id of event: pr2020215012.
The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-two 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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