A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020085021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020085021. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:27 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 16:16:27 / March 25, 2020 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.8488° West, latitude 17.9105° North, depth = 14 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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