A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 18:45:05 / March 24, 2020 @ 6:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020084022. Unique identifier: pr2020084022. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.9796° West, 17.9855° North. The temblor was reported at 14:45:05 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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