A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 00:09:53 / May 8, 2020 @ 12:09 am. The temblor was reported at 20:09:53 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009c29, pr2020129000. Id of event: pr2020129000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.9521° West, latitude 17.9781° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days two thousand and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 3 km WSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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