A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8575° West, 17.9235° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 05:55:08 / May 5, 2020 @ 5:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009a9h, pr2020126008. Unique identifier: pr2020126008. The temblor was picked up at 01:55:08 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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