A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr2020056009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020056009. The temblor was detected at 05:28:31 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 09:28:31 / February 25, 2020 @ 9:28 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.879° West, 17.7913° North.
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Morovis, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 20 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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