A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 01:19:23 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5941 West, latitude 17.964 North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 05:19:23 / March 22, 2020 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020082007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020082007. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Aguada, Juncos. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirteen 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
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