A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020131002. Unique identifier: pr2020131002. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 09:03:07 / May 10, 2020 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:03:07 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.9511° West, 17.9398° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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