A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 03:25:19 / March 10, 2020 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9205° West, 17.874° North, depth 10 km. Event id: pr2020070007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020070007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:25:19 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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