A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr2020224002. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bcrx, pr2020224002. The temblor was picked up at 17:18:09 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 17:18:09 / August 11, 2020 @ 5:18 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8798 West, latitude 17.937 North, depth = 7 km.
Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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