A minor earthquake magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020096002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008p00, pr2020096002. Exact location, longitude -66.9373° West, latitude 17.961° North, depth = 11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 02:23:20 / April 5, 2020 @ 2:23 am. The temblor was detected at 22:23:20 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 1 km WSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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