A minor earthquake magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 16:22:02 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 16:22:02 / December 27, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8451 West, latitude 17.9048 North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020362009. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3gi, pr2020362009.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Arroyo. Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 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).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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