A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5508° West, 19.2006° North, depth 16 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3ey, pr2020362005. Unique identifier: pr2020362005. The temblor was detected at 10:39:49 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 10:39:49 / December 27, 2020 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Arecibo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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