A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 21:37:52 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020085003. Unique identifier: pr2020085003. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 01:37:52 / March 25, 2020 @ 1:37 am. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.9466° West, 18.0025° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 3 km WNW of Fuig, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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