A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Event id: pr2020098018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020098018. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:52:40 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.911° West, 17.9256° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 17:52:40 / April 7, 2020 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and seventy-seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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