A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:27 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 23:13:27 / November 7, 2020 @ 11:13 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cby4. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cby4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8607° West, 17.8978° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Vega Alta, Guayama. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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