A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 23:11:36 / March 25, 2020 @ 11:11 pm. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:11:36 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8796 West, latitude 17.8393 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020085033. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008g4l, pr2020085033.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Corozal, Cayey (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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