A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Unique identifier: pr2020037024. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020037024. The temblor was picked up at 11:25:52 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9365 West, latitude 17.9388 North, depth = 8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 15:25:52 / February 6, 2020 @ 3:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Barranquitas. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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