A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 3 km, -66.8725° West, 17.8578° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 02:26:49 / March 7, 2020 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020067000. Event ids that are associated: us60008bgh, pr2020067000. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:26:49 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Arroyo, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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