A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 01:26:56 / March 14, 2020 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:26:56 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020074003. Event ids that are associated: us60008fgj, pr2020074003. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9085 West, latitude 17.944 North, depth = 11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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