A minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 11:41:53 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8728° West, 17.7685° North, depth 3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 15:41:53 / February 8, 2020 @ 3:41 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020039036. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007lj6, pr2020039036.
Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barceloneta, Manatí, Isabela.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 34 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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