A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020067022. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020067022. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:52:57 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8806 West, latitude 17.8753 North, depth = 12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 16:52:57 / March 7, 2020 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, 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 ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 11 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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