A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 21:35:17 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020032001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007lvz, pr2020032001. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 01:35:17 / February 1, 2020 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.9685° West, 17.95° North.
The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days nine hundred and two and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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