A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:25:41 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8508 West, latitude 17.8246 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 05:25:41 / March 20, 2020 @ 5:25 am. Id of earthquake: pr2020080007. Event ids that are associated: pr2020080007. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Guayama, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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