A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cpr4. Id of event: us6000cpr4. The temblor was detected at 08:11:17 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 08:11:17 / November 18, 2020 @ 8:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.3625 West, latitude 18.2269 North, depth = 27.48 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.48 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jayuya, Arecibo, Peñuelas.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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