A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.6033° West, 17.9471° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 19:33:21 / March 26, 2020 @ 7:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020086025. Id of event: pr2020086025. The temblor was reported at 15:33:21 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Juncos, Aguada. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 7 km S of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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