A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:06:43 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 10:06:43 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020323005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020323005. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4015 West, latitude 18.1405 North, depth = 9 km.
Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Utuado, Peñuelas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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