A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 01:08:07 / May 9, 2020 @ 1:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9553 West, latitude 17.9373 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009czk, pr2020130000. Unique identifier: pr2020130000. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:08:07 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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