A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 17:42:29 / March 11, 2020 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9535 West, latitude 17.9248 North, depth = 4 km. The temblor was reported at 13:42:29 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020071023. Unique identifier: pr2020071023.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Manatí. Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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