A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 06:27:38 / February 21, 2020 @ 6:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:27:38 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020052011. Unique identifier: pr2020052011. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8961 West, latitude 17.8798 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 10 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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