A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:47 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.26 km (97 miles). Event id: us6000bf4t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf4t. Exact location, longitude -67.8096° West, latitude 18.1907° North, depth = 156.26 km. Global time and date of event 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 09:30:47 / August 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Germán, Lajas, Moca. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km WSW of Stella, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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