A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2020131000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020131000. The temblor was reported at 01:03:06 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.888° West, 17.8725° North. Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 05:03:06 / May 10, 2020 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT.
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), 83 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Guayama, Vega Baja. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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