A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020124029. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020124029. The temblor was picked up at 23:40:49 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8695 West, latitude 17.8825 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 03:40:49 / May 3, 2020 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Comerío, Corozal (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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