A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 11:28:12 / November 22, 2020 @ 11:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8471° West, latitude 17.9328° North, depth = 16 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:28:12 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020327008. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000crg6, pr2020327008.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patillas, Ingenio, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and four 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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