A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 22:04:01 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020323017. Event ids that are associated: us6000cq2k, pr2020323017. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -67.2881° West, 18.7568° North. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:04:01 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Germán, Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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