A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 02:19:23 / March 10, 2020 @ 2:19 am. Unique identifier: pr2020070004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020070004. The temblor was detected at 22:19:23 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8863 West, latitude 17.8221 North, depth = 11 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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