A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Event id: pr2020147012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020147012. Global time and date of event 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 13:50:12 / May 26, 2020 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.886 West, latitude 17.9958 North, depth = 13 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:50:12 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Earthquake 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). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km N of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.