A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020068046. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020068046. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 20:31:27 / March 8, 2020 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8008° West, 17.9986° North. The temblor was reported at 16:31:27 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Arroyo, Ingenio. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 2 km SSW of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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