A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020347003. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqib, pr2020347003. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5556° West, 19.1908° North, depth 24 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 07:59:14 / December 12, 2020 @ 7:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:59:14 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-nine 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 quakes in the world each year.
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