A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:15:39 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.1888° West, latitude 19.1445° North, depth = 9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 08:15:39 / August 20, 2020 @ 8:15 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020233015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020233015.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguadilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 72 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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