A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020080008. Event ids that are associated: pr2020080008. The temblor was reported at 01:45:46 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8546° West, 17.8361° North, depth 6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 05:45:46 / March 20, 2020 @ 5:45 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Manatí, Isabela. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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