A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 02:20:26 / March 14, 2020 @ 2:20 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:20:26 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020074005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020074005. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5481 West, latitude 17.924 North, depth = 12 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carolina, Humacao, Moca.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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