A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.8828° West, 17.9748° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 17:27:41 / November 11, 2020 @ 5:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:27:41 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020316004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020316004, us7000cdfh.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Toa Alta, San Antonio. Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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