A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 20:16:16 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 00:16:16 / March 4, 2020 @ 12:16 am. Unique identifier: pr2020064000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020064000. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8698° West, 17.8283° North, depth 9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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