A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 23:05:42 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8713 West, latitude 17.9095 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 03:05:42 / March 3, 2020 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020063006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020063006. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Cayey, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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