A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 12:52:07 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020035036. Event ids that are associated: us60007phj, pr2020035036. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 16:52:07 / February 4, 2020 @ 4:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.858 West, latitude 17.8765 North, depth = 11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 18 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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