A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Santo Domingo in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000852i. Unique identifier: us6000852i. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 03:11:49 / February 27, 2020 @ 3:11 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:11:49 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.7667° West, latitude 18.0742° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Arroyo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km NW of Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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