A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:26 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3158 West, latitude 19.1383 North, depth = 38 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 10:10:26 / August 9, 2020 @ 10:10 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020222019. Id of event: pr2020222019.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 75 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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