A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 15:54:32 / March 24, 2020 @ 3:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:54:32 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020084016. Id of event: pr2020084016. Exact location, longitude -67.0266° West, latitude 18.0083° North, depth = 7 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Salinas, Morovis (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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