A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 00:19:02 / March 3, 2020 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8455 West, latitude 17.9081 North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was reported at 20:19:02 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr20200630001. Id of event: pr20200630001.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Vega Baja, Cayey (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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