A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 02:26:50 / March 7, 2020 @ 2:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:26:50 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8699° West, 17.8566° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008bgh. Unique identifier: us60008bgh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 13 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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