A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020062042. Event ids that are associated: pr2020062042. Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 23:01:05 / March 2, 2020 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.8725° West, 17.7646° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:01:05 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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