A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 19:27:21 / March 2, 2020 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020062038. Event ids that are associated: pr2020062038. The temblor was reported at 15:27:21 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.8575° West, 17.8375° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Corozal, Cayey (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifty-six 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.
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