A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020237008. Id of event: pr2020237008. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 16:03:55 / August 24, 2020 @ 4:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1003° West, 18.9556° North, depth 8 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:03:55 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Lares, Añasco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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