A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 00:03:20 / March 10, 2020 @ 12:03 am. Exact location, longitude -66.8713° West, latitude 17.8281° North, depth = 12 km. Event id: pr2020070000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020070000. The temblor was reported at 20:03:20 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 34 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), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days seventy-two, 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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