A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 04:34:37 / March 8, 2020 @ 4:34 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020068012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020068012. The temblor was picked up at 00:34:37 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9383 West, latitude 17.8961 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barceloneta. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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