A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9786° West, 17.9516° North, depth 9 km. Event id: pr2020345011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cprx, pr2020345011. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 14:36:18 / December 10, 2020 @ 2:36 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:36:18 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and twenty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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