A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8725° West, 17.9432° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 04:54:03 / March 25, 2020 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:54:03 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008flx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008flx.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Vega Baja, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 4 km SE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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