A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Palomas in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 13:26:11 / April 14, 2020 @ 1:26 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.8881° West, 17.9976° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020105014. Unique identifier: pr2020105014. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:26:11 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 six, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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