A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8796 West, latitude 17.9683 North, depth = 15 km. Event id: pr2020045028. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020045028. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 15:39:35 / February 14, 2020 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:39:35 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Ceiba, Naranjito. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km SE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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