A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9605 West, latitude 17.955 North, depth = 9 km. The temblor was reported at 09:44:35 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020131004, us70009dpq. Unique identifier: pr2020131004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 13:44:35 / May 10, 2020 @ 1:44 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two thousand and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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