A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020070021. Id of event: pr2020070021. The temblor was picked up at 16:41:52 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 20:41:52 / March 10, 2020 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9498° West, 17.945° North, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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