A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 13:54:51 / August 24, 2020 @ 1:54 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.163° West, 18.9963° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:51 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020237006. Unique identifier: pr2020237006. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, San Sebastián, Arecibo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty 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.
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