A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 13:40:44 / February 27, 2020 @ 1:40 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8466° West, latitude 17.9115° North, depth = 11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020058023. Id of event: pr2020058023. The temblor was reported at 09:40:44 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Guayama, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days four hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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