A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8458 West, latitude 17.918 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: pr2020302007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020302007. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:04:18 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 09:04:18 / October 28, 2020 @ 9:04 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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