A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020130007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020130007. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8661 West, latitude 17.8373 North, depth = 12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 11:33:13 / May 9, 2020 @ 11:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:33:13 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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