A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cr4r. Unique identifier: us7000cr4r. Exact location of earthquake, -66.4751° West, 17.9616° North, depth 24.33 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.33 km (15 miles). Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 00:39:02 / December 15, 2020 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:39:02 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Santiago, Añasco, San Isidro.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SE of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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