A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020042004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020042004. The temblor was picked up at 23:43:13 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 03:43:13 / February 11, 2020 @ 3:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8318 West, latitude 17.8511 North, depth = 6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Cidra, Guayama. Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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