A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 16:42:11 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020244007. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfbh, pr2020244007. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 16:42:11 / August 31, 2020 @ 4:42 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2063 West, latitude 18.99 North, depth = 7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, Arecibo, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 58 km (36 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).
Every 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 twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-seven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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