A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 09:27:46 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 22 km, -66.4581° West, 19.0843° North. Event id: pr2020324002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020324002. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 09:27:46 / November 19, 2020 @ 9:27 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Estancias de Florida, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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