A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8647° West, 17.7112° North. Id of earthquake: us70007lvm. Event ids that are associated: us70007lvm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 04:53:37 / February 9, 2020 @ 4:53 am. The temblor was detected at 00:53:37 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Estancias de Florida, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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