A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.7573° West, latitude 18.023° North, depth = 18 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 21:58:07 / March 9, 2020 @ 9:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:58:07 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020069021. Unique identifier: pr2020069021.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 ENE of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.