A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us70009d3u. Event ids that are associated: us70009d3u. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:59:16 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 05:59:16 / May 9, 2020 @ 5:59 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8199 West, latitude 18.0589 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Sabana Seca, Ingenio. Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 53 km (33 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 4 km NE of Yauco, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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