A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:43:04 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 06:43:04 / December 16, 2020 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020351005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020351005. Exact location of earthquake, -66.3581° West, 19.0083° North, depth 23 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 23 km (14 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Camuy, Guaynabo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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