A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.9043° West, latitude 17.943° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020084008. Unique identifier: pr2020084008. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:34 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 07:39:34 / March 24, 2020 @ 7:39 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 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).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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