A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020088007. Event ids that are associated: pr2020088007. The temblor was picked up at 02:05:50 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.853° West, latitude 17.889° North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 06:05:50 / March 28, 2020 @ 6:05 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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