A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020063010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020063010. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:33:52 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8611 West, latitude 17.8271 North, depth = 8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 04:33:52 / March 3, 2020 @ 4:33 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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