A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 16:31:15 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 20:31:15 / February 25, 2020 @ 8:31 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020056028. Unique identifier: pr2020056028. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.838° West, 17.882° North.
The 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Cidra, Vega Baja. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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