A minor earthquake magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 3.65-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:50:34 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 15:50:34 / August 24, 2020 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1606 West, latitude 19.016 North, depth = 8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020237007. Unique identifier: pr2020237007.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, San Sebastián, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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