A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 13:58:51 / March 26, 2020 @ 1:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8815 West, latitude 17.8391 North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:58:51 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020086021. Unique identifier: pr2020086021.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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