A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020134003. Id of event: pr2020134003. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 18:00:13 / May 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:00:13 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5946 West, latitude 17.9121 North, depth = 4 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, San Juan, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km S of Ponce, Puerto Rico.
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