A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020085025. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020085025. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 18:01:10 / March 25, 2020 @ 6:01 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:01:10 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8816° West, 17.9896° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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