A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 23:13:27 / November 7, 2020 @ 11:13 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8636° West, latitude 17.8961° North, depth = 12 km. The 3.13-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:13:27 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020312010, us7000cby4. Unique identifier: pr2020312010.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event 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), 71 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.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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