A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8876 West, latitude 17.8763 North, depth = 12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 07:59:12 / May 10, 2020 @ 7:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020131001, us70009dmt. Unique identifier: pr2020131001. The temblor was detected at 03:59:12 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Corozal, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. 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: 14 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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