A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 05:55:08 / May 5, 2020 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:55:08 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8401 West, latitude 17.9112 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70009a9h. Event ids that are associated: us70009a9h.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, Arroyo, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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