A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8531° West, 17.8971° North. Event id: pr2020146011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020146011. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:30:40 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 19:30:40 / May 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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