A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 05:49:34 / February 28, 2020 @ 5:49 am. Unique identifier: pr2020059022. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020059022. Exact location, longitude -66.8545° West, latitude 17.8428° North, depth = 2 km. The temblor was detected at 01:49:34 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Corozal, Cayey. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days four hundred and two and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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