A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.863° West, latitude 17.8581° North, depth = 11 km. Event id: pr2020055038. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020055038. Global time and date of event 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 22:51:20 / February 24, 2020 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:51:20 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 13 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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