A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9288° West, 17.9421° North, depth 9 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020082009. Event ids that are associated: pr2020082009. The temblor was picked up at 02:12:58 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 06:12:58 / March 22, 2020 @ 6:12 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 3 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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