A minor earthquake magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 08:11:18 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 08:11:18 / November 18, 2020 @ 8:11 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cpr4, pr2020323002. Id of event: pr2020323002. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -67.402° West, 18.1481° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Arecibo, Utuado. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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