A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020350017. Id of event: pr2020350017. The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.2623° West, latitude 19.2068° North, depth = 25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 14:59:07 / December 15, 2020 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:59:07 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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