A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020070003. Id of event: pr2020070003. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8775° West, 17.8268° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 01:54:05 / March 10, 2020 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:54:05 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Morovis, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventeen 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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