A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:13:14 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020085027, us70008fy1. Unique identifier: pr2020085027. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 19:13:14 / March 25, 2020 @ 7:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.872° West, 17.8966° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Comerío, Corozal.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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