A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020070022. Event ids that are associated: pr2020070022. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:17 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8828° West, 17.8498° North, depth 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 22:31:17 / March 10, 2020 @ 10:31 pm.
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 13 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.