A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 05:27:12 / February 25, 2020 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:27:12 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020056006. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007wab, pr2020056006. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8608° West, 17.8816° North, depth 3 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, Ceiba, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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