A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70007umc. Event ids that are associated: us70007umc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 03:40:27 / February 22, 2020 @ 3:40 am. Exact location, longitude -66.8368° West, latitude 17.7872° North, depth = 10 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:40:27 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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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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: 21 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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