A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007lvg, pr2020040006. Unique identifier: pr2020040006. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:41:55 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 04:41:55 / February 9, 2020 @ 4:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.837° West, 17.8431° North, depth 13 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Guayama, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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