A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -66.9168° West, latitude 17.8865° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:32:25 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020054011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020054011. Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 07:32:25 / February 23, 2020 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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