A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020074010. Unique identifier: pr2020074010. Global time and date of event 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 04:25:37 / March 14, 2020 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:25:37 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9075 West, latitude 17.9388 North, depth = 11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal. Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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