A minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. Id of earthquake: pr2020237005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020237005. The 3.68-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:10:01 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 13:10:01 / August 24, 2020 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.197° West, 18.967° North, depth 8 km.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayagüez, Las Marías, Lares.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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