A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.856° West, latitude 17.9596° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: pr2020086005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020086005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:00:06 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 03:00:06 / March 26, 2020 @ 3:00 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba. Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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