A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 23:21:44 / December 24, 2020 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2575 West, latitude 19.0781 North, depth = 21 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:21:44 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020359125. Unique identifier: pr2020359125.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguada (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 66 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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