A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 79 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (49 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.533 West, latitude 19.1766 North, depth = 33 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020352000. Event ids that are associated: us7000crqs, pr2020352000. The temblor was picked up at 03:56:16 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 03:56:16 / December 17, 2020 @ 3:56 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 79 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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