A minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 137 km, -67.6095° West, 18.2346° North. Id of earthquake: pr2020084002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020084002, us70008exf. The temblor was picked up at 21:25:55 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 02:25:55 / March 24, 2020 @ 2:25 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Yauco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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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: 37 km WSW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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