A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 13:34:44 / March 10, 2020 @ 1:34 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:34:44 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8366° West, 17.8935° North. Event id: pr2020070015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020070015.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Guayama, Cayey (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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