A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 12:48:31 / March 29, 2020 @ 12:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020089023. Unique identifier: pr2020089023. The temblor was picked up at 08:48:31 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7748° West, 17.9875° North, depth 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SSE of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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