A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:42:00 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8363° West, 18.0269° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70007pzg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007pzg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 12:42:00 / February 14, 2020 @ 12:42 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Campanilla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km ESE of Yauco, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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