A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020032024, us60007m4u. Unique identifier: pr2020032024. Exact location, longitude -66.861° West, latitude 17.8823° North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 13:38:01 / February 1, 2020 @ 1:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:38:01 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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