A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 20:06:33 / March 13, 2020 @ 8:06 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The 3.32-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:06:33 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020073024. Unique identifier: pr2020073024. Exact location, longitude -66.9395° West, latitude 17.912° North, depth = 6 km.
The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 SSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.