A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020075002. Id of event: pr2020075002. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 02:41:26 / March 15, 2020 @ 2:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9365 West, latitude 17.9363 North, depth = 7 km. The temblor was reported at 22:41:26 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 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 three, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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