A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 01:41:14 / March 23, 2020 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020083001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020083001. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8798 West, latitude 17.9238 North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was detected at 21:41:14 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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