A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 15:55:49 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 19:55:49 / March 8, 2020 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020068045. Unique identifier: pr2020068045. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.894° West, latitude 17.8948° North, depth = 14 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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