A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:57:50 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8696 West, latitude 17.9703 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bp6e. Unique identifier: us7000bp6e. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 21:57:50 / September 16, 2020 @ 9:57 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 2 km ESE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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