A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8593 West, latitude 17.8573 North, depth = 3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020044009. Unique identifier: pr2020044009. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 07:26:15 / February 13, 2020 @ 7:26 am. The temblor was reported at 03:26:15 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles).
Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Cayey, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 13 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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