A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8951° West, 17.9306° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020052012. Unique identifier: pr2020052012. Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 06:39:02 / February 21, 2020 @ 6:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:39:02 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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