A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2s9. Id of event: us6000d2s9. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8486° West, 17.8967° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:25:57 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 01:25:57 / December 25, 2020 @ 1:25 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Cidra, Guayama. Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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