A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8675 West, latitude 17.847 North, depth = 6 km. Global time and date of event 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 19:04:46 / March 24, 2020 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020084023. Event ids that are associated: pr2020084023. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:04:46 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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