A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020055019. Unique identifier: pr2020055019. Exact location, longitude -66.8435° West, latitude 17.871° North, depth = 13 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 09:49:45 / February 24, 2020 @ 9:49 am. The temblor was detected at 05:49:45 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cayey, Corozal (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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