A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:47:23 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.6503° West, 17.9438° North. Id of earthquake: pr2020123063. Event ids that are associated: pr2020123063. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 20:47:23 / May 2, 2020 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maunabo, Gurabo, Cataño.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 8 km SSW of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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