A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020225002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020225002. Global time and date of event 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 06:20:28 / August 12, 2020 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0468 West, latitude 18.9073 North, depth = 9 km. The temblor was reported at 06:20:28 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Estancias de Florida, Barceloneta, Las Marías (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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