A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 23:06:05 / September 8, 2020 @ 11:06 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2020252022. Event ids that are associated: pr2020252022. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:06:05 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.6383° West, 18.8258° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Añasco, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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