A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 101 km (63 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 06:37:17 / October 27, 2020 @ 6:37 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020301001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020301001. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:37:17 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.69 West, latitude 18.9551 North, depth = 101 km.
Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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