A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8905 West, latitude 17.8626 North, depth = 3 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020068052. Event ids that are associated: pr2020068052. The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 21:35:37 / March 8, 2020 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:35:37 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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