A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 19:39:22 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020359058. Event ids that are associated: pr2020359058. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 19:39:22 / December 24, 2020 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8491 West, latitude 17.9233 North, depth = 12 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Pájaros, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km SE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.