A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 08:14:11 / April 27, 2020 @ 8:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009d5e. Id of event: us60009d5e. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9624 West, latitude 17.739 North, depth = 24.06 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.06 km (15 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:14:11 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Aguadilla, Salinas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 six, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 26 km SSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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