A minor earthquake magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000998n, pr2020124002. Unique identifier: pr2020124002. Exact location, longitude -66.907° West, latitude 17.9473° North, depth = 11 km. Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 08:12:10 / May 3, 2020 @ 8:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.66-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:12:10 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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