A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 16:06:32 / February 25, 2020 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020056018, us70007wh3. Unique identifier: pr2020056018. Exact location, longitude -66.873° West, latitude 17.81° North, depth = 9 km. The temblor was detected at 12:06:32 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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