A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8364 West, latitude 17.7695 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007wab. Unique identifier: us70007wab. The temblor was picked up at 01:27:10 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 05:27:10 / February 25, 2020 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Arroyo, Cidra (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 23 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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