A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8452° West, 17.847° North. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:43:40 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d2hb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2hb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 07:43:40 / December 24, 2020 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Arroyo, Vega Alta. Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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