A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8601° West, 17.8316° North, depth 9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 06:55:56 / March 11, 2020 @ 6:55 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020071009. Id of event: pr2020071009. The temblor was picked up at 02:55:56 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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