A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 23:11:35 / March 25, 2020 @ 11:11 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.867 West, latitude 17.8165 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70008g4l. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008g4l. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:35 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Vega Baja, Naranjito (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 17 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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