A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8519° West, 17.8722° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us70008q72. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008q72. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 21:07:43 / April 6, 2020 @ 9:07 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:07:43 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Vega Baja, Naranjito (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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