A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020079010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020079010. The temblor was reported at 06:55:47 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.834° West, 17.8951° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 10:55:47 / March 19, 2020 @ 10:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Cidra, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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