A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 21:07:43 / April 6, 2020 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020097022, us70008q72. Id of event: pr2020097022. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.8753° West, 17.8981° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:07:43 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Guayama, Vega Alta.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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