A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global time and date of event 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 02:45:27 / March 24, 2020 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9763 West, latitude 17.9453 North, depth = 9 km. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:27 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020084003. Unique identifier: pr2020084003.
Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 7 km WSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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