A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 19:09:31 / March 11, 2020 @ 7:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7478 West, latitude 17.8891 North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:09:31 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020071024. Id of event: pr2020071024.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Dorado, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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