A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:11:08 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 00:11:08 / March 25, 2020 @ 12:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.836 West, latitude 17.9268 North, depth = 11 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020085000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020085000.
The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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