A minor earthquake magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020359022. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2hh, pr2020359022. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 07:51:30 / December 24, 2020 @ 7:51 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8458° West, 17.9365° North, depth 11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.63-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:51:30 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Dorado. The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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