A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:00:45 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020132000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020132000. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 02:00:45 / May 11, 2020 @ 2:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8513 West, latitude 17.9103 North, depth = 8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
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 seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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