A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 05:42:44 / December 25, 2020 @ 5:42 am. Exact location, longitude -66.299° West, latitude 18.4458° North, depth = 99 km. Event id: pr2020360024. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020360024. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:42:44 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maricao, Isabela, Las Marías (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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