A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -66.8968° West, latitude 17.9425° North, depth = 15 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:48 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020082018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008e6l, pr2020082018. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 20:16:48 / March 22, 2020 @ 8:16 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Ceiba, Naranjito. Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty 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. 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: 2 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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