A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 20:44:49 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9033 West, latitude 17.9136 North, depth = 9 km. Event id: pr2020056002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020056002. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 00:44:49 / February 25, 2020 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Naranjito, Cayey (min 5000 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.