A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 02:14:01 / March 3, 2020 @ 2:14 am. Exact location, longitude -66.8638° West, latitude 17.748° North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:14:01 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020063003. Event ids that are associated: pr2020063003.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Ciales, Rincón. Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 25 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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