A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020348017. Unique identifier: pr2020348017. The temblor was reported at 17:17:32 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 17:17:32 / December 13, 2020 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.5953° West, latitude 19.0775° North, depth = 52 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Florida, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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