A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:05:45 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 08:05:45 / March 25, 2020 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020085012. Id of event: pr2020085012. Exact location, longitude -66.7918° West, latitude 17.914° North, depth = 8 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel anything?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Puerto Rico region.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.