A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: us70007uxu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007uxu. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9031° West, 17.8896° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 22:58:42 / February 22, 2020 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:58:42 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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