A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 00:02:04 / August 26, 2020 @ 12:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2905 West, latitude 19.12 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: pr2020239000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020239000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:02:04 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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