A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 21:30:15 / February 24, 2020 @ 9:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8361 West, latitude 17.8785 North, depth = 13 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020055034. Event ids that are associated: pr2020055034. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:30:15 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and ten 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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