A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 08:58:58 / August 16, 2020 @ 8:58 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:58:58 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3525° West, 18.7866° North, depth 53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfjr, pr2020229013. Id of event: pr2020229013.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Hormigueros, Arecibo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 42 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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